Year 1

Fall  

Milestone

Deadline

Complete Ethical Dimensions of Biomedical Sciences

End of Term

Identify a research advisor

End of Term 


Spring

Milestone

Deadline

Form Advisory Committee

Mid-term

Hold first advisory meeting*

Submit petition for M.S. candidacy

End of Term 

Forms:

Accountable Mentorship Agreement for M.S. Students Form

Advisory Committee Form

Pre-Meeting Progress Update Form

Changes in Advisory Committee Form

Committee Meeting Report Form

Petition for M.S. Candidacy Form


*Hold Advisory Committee Meetings every 6 months*

Year 2

Fall

Complete Online Ethics Modules

End of Term


Forms:

Pre-Meeting Progress Update Form

Changes in Advisory Committee Form

Committee Meeting Report Form

*Hold Advisory Committee Meetings every 6 months*

Year 3

Fall/Spring/Summer

Milestone

Deadline

Complete at least 36 semester hours of pertinent coursework*

Before graduation

Submit a signed petition to defend thesis

Two weeks before defense

Defend thesis

Before graduation

Submit final signed thesis & complete all exit paperwork

Before graduation

Complete all degree requirements

Within 3 years of admission

*36 semester hours is the minimum requirement for students matriculating in the Fall of 2017. All other students are required to fulfill a minimum of 30 semester hours.

Forms:

Pre-Meeting Progress Update Form

Changes in Advisory Committee Form

Committee Meeting Report Form

Petition for the Defense of the M.S. Thesis

Results of the M.S. Defense

Evaluation of the M.S. Defense

*Hold Advisory Committee Meetings every 6 months*