Individual Curricula Examples for MSTP Students

For students entering into Pharmacology from the MSTP Program:

FIRST & SECOND YEARS - Medical School
Students enter the Pharmacology Program at the end of their 2nd year in Medical School
THIRD YEAR (1st year in graduate school)

Summer (after Step 1 Board Exam)

  • Dissertation Research

Fall Semester

  • PHCO 643
  • NBIO 722 (neuro-oriented students)
  • NBIO 701
  • NBIO 730
  • Biostatistics
    (coming Fall 2014)

Spring Semester

  • NBIO 723 (neuro-oriented students) OR
    PHCO 740-744* (cell biology-oriented students)
  • PHCO 732 (Grant Writing)
  • Doctoral Written Exam Due

Summer

  • Doctoral Oral Exam Administered (at end of Spring Semester)
FOURTH YEAR (2nd year in graduate school)

Fall Semester

  • Dissertation research

Spring Semester

  • Dissertation research
FIFTH, SIXTH, AND (maybe) SEVENTH Years
(3rd, 4th, and 5th years in graduate school)
  • Dissertation research
EIGHTH AND NINTH (SEVENTH AND EIGHTH ) YEARS
  • Finish Medical School

 *2 modules are required