MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

In addition to general GSBS course requirements, the Immunology Program has the following course requirements and electives:

Course Requirements for PhD students who matriculated in or after 2021

Course Requirements for PhD students who matriculated before 2021

Recommended Schedule for Completion of Required Coursework:

Year 1, Fall

-Foundations of Biomedical Research

-The Ethical Dimensions of the Biomedical Sciences

Year 1, Spring

-Fundamental Immunology

-Elective (optional)

Year 2, Fall

-Emerging Concepts in Immunology

-Elective (optional)

Year 2, Spring

-Scientific Writing

Program course requirements for MS students


Advisory Committee Requirement

Three of the five members of the student's Advisory Committee must be Immunology Program Faculty. Students should consult with Immunology Program Directors prior to assembling the Advisory Committee.