Tropical Medicine Graduate Program Sheet

RequirementsMS Plan AMS Plan BPh.D.
Course credits30 credit hours30 credit hoursN/A
18 credit hours approved coursework, excluding 699 and 70018 credit hours approved coursework, excluding 699 and 695
Required, core coursesTRMD 603TRMD 603TRMD 603
TRMD 604TRMD 604TRMD 604
TRMD 605TRMD 605TRMD 605
TRMD 608TRMD 608TRMD 608
TRMD 653TRMD 653TRMD 653
CMB 626 or MICR 614 – Research ethicsCMB 626 or MICR 614 – Research ethicsCMB 626 or MICR 614 – Research ethics
Required coursesTRMD 601 – journal club, enroll once per yearTRMD 601 – journal club, enroll once per yearTRMD 601 – journal club, enroll once per year
TRMD 690 – seminar; enroll every semester; research presentation once per yearTRMD 690 – seminar; enroll every semester; research presentation once per yearTRMD 690 – seminar; enroll every semester; research presentation once per year
At least four advanced TRMD courses in three areas of Tropical Medicine
Research requirementsTRMD 699: Directed ResearchTRMD 699: Directed Research (3 cr hours) TRMD 699: Directed Research
TRMD 700: Thesis Research (9 cr hrs)TRMD 695: Research Paper (3 cr hrs)TRMD 800: Dissertation Research
Diagnostic evaluationEnd of second semesterEnd of second semesterEnd of second semester
Qualifying examThird semesterThird semesterThird semester
Comprehensive examN/AN/ATiming variable (after selection of thesis topic and dissertation committee)
Thesis/Dissertation Committee selectionEnd of second semesterEnd of second semesterSecond or third semester
Thesis/Dissertation proposalSecond or third semesterSecond or third semesterSecond or third semester
Thesis/Dissertation defenseFourth semesterFourth semester (research seminar)Estimated end of fourth year
Thesis/Dissertation submissionEnd of fourth semesterEnd of fourth semester (research paper)Estimated end of fourth year

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