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Biostatistician pursuing Ph.D. - Bioinformatics for Molecular Medicine Focus/Non-Thesis M.S.

Normal Pre-requisites (remedial courses may be required)

  • Probability theory & Mathematical Statistics
  • Research Design
  • Multivariate Statistics
  • Computer Literacy
  • Biology

Year 1 - Fall

  • Foundations of Biomedical Informatics and Evidence-Based Practice (with Lab)
  • Computer Programming
  • Health Care Organization, Management & Policy
  • Research Seminar/Colloquium

Year 1 - Spring

  • Medical Artificial Intelligence I: DSS & ML (with Lab)
  • Clinical Information Systems & Databases (with Lab)
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Research Seminar/Colloquium

Year 1 - Summer

  • Research Practicum

Year 2 - Fall

  • Bioinformatics for Molecular Biology (with Lab)
  • Bioregulation I
  • Research Seminar/Colloquium

Year 2 - Spring

  • Medical Diagnosis & Therapy
  • Bioregulation II
  • Networks
  • Research Seminar/Colloquium

Year 2 - Summer

  • Prepare and Get Comprehensive Examination List Approved

Total M.S. credits: 40 (40 formal coursework)

Year 3 - Fall

  • Elective 1 (Human Genetics)
  • Prepare For Comprehensive Examination
  • Research Seminar/Colloquium

Year 3 - Spring

  • Take Comprehensive Examination
  • Elective 2 (e.g., Data Mining)
  • Research Seminar/Colloquium

Year 3 - Summer

  • PhD Research

Year 4 - Fall

  • PhD Research
  • Research Seminar/Colloquium

Year 4 - Spring

  • PhD Research
  • Research Seminar/Colloquium

Year 4 - Summer

  • PhD Research
  • Write Dissertation

Year 5 - Fall

  • Write Dissertation

Year 5 - Spring

  • Submit Dissertation to Ph.D. Committee
  • Schedule Final Examination
  • Register Copies of Dissertation
  • Final Examination
  • Additionally: TA one course in any semester during Years 3 and 4 or substitute with business-related elective; Special Skills Seminars during Years 3 to 5.

Total Ph.D. credits: 72 (46formal coursework)

 

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