Master of Science Program (MS)

This program is designed to have research completed in 18 months and provide an additional six months for dissertation completion.

Doctor of Philosophy Program (PhD)

This program is designed to have research completed in three, full-time years and provide one additional year for dissertation completion and oral defense examination.


Courses

For full course details, go to the Course Descriptions

Course # Course Title

Credits

OGB-BIO-5000-AA Orientation to Research: The Responsible Conduct of Research 3.00
OGB-BIO-5100-AA Research Methodology: introduction to Research Methods 1.5
OGB-BIO-5101-AA Research Methodology:  Measurement and Design 2.00
OGB-BIO-5102-AA Research Methodology:  Data Analysis and Biostatistics 2.00
OGB-BIO-5103-AA Research Methodology: Approaches and Concepts in Biomedical Research 2.00
OGB-BIO-5300-AA Research Seminar:  Introduction to Teaching and Learning 1.00
OGB-BIO-5301-AA Research Seminar:  Critical Review the Literature 1.00
OGB-BIO-5302-AA Research Seminar:  How to Prepare Present and Critique Posters 1.00
OGB-BIO-5600-AA Oral Examination:  The Qualifying Examination (Viva) 0.50
OGB-BIO-6300-AA Research Seminar:  Epidemiology and Biomedical Research 1.00
OGB-BIO-6330-AA Research Seminar:  The Research Project 1 1.00
OGB-BIO-6930-AA Research Project 1 3.00
OGB-BIO-6931-AA Research Project 2 3.00
OGB-BIO-6932-AA Research Project 3 4.00
OGB-BIO-6933-AA Research Project 4 4.50
OGB-BIO-6934-AA Research Project 5 4.50
OGB-BIO-7100-AA Research Methodology:  Epidemiology 2.00
OGB-BIO-7101-AA Research Methodology:  Budget Construction 1.00
OGB-BIO-7102-AA Research Methodology:  Special Issues Related to Biomedical Research 2.00
OGB-BIO-7331-AA Research Seminar:  The Research Project 2 1.00
OGB-BIO-7332-AA Research Seminar:  The Research Project 3 1.00
OGB-BIO-8330-AA The Viva Seminar 1  0.50
OGB-BIO-8331-AA The Viva Seminar 2 0.50
OGB-BIO-8730-AA Research Rotation 1 1.00
OGB-BIO-8731-AA Research Rotation 2 1.00
OGB-BIO-8930-AA Research Project 1 4.00
OGB-BIO-8931-AA Research Project 2 6.00
OGB-BIO-8932-AA Research Project 3 7.00
OGB-BIO-8933-AA Research Project 4 8.00
OGB-BIO-8934-AA Research Project 5 8.00
OGB-BIO-8935-AA Research Project 6 7.00
OGB-BIO-8936-AA Research Project 7 10.00
OGB-BIO-8937-AA Research Project 8 10.00
OGB-BIO-8938-AA Research Project 9:  Defense of Dissertation 0.00

Electives

For full course details, go to the Course Descriptions

Course # Course Title PhD Credits
OGB-BIO-6530-AA Independent Study 1 1.00
OGB-BIO-6531-AA Independent Study 2 1.00
OGB-BIO-6532-AA Independent Study 3 1.00
OGB-BIO-6533-AA Independent Study 4 1.00
OGB-BIO-7500-AA Special Topics: Genetics, Genomics & Research 1.00
OGB-BIO-7501-AA Special Topics:  From Bench to Impact 2.00
OGB-BIO-7502-AA Special Topics:  Approaches to Education 2.00
OGB-BIO-7503-AA Special Topics: Informatics 2.00
OGB-BIO-8500-AA Special Topics:  Academic Life and Stewardship 1.00
OGB-BIO-8501-AA Research Modeling Using Computing Software and other Tools 1.00
OGB-BIO-8530-AA Special Topics:  Writing Competitive Grant Proposals (Part 1) 1.00
OGB-BIO-8531-AA Special Topics:  Writing Competitive Grant Proposals (Part 2) 1.00
OGB-BIO-8532-AA Special Topics:  Writing Competitive Grant Proposals (Part 3) 1.00
OGB-BIO-8533-AA Issues on Aging 1.00
  • Successful completion of OGB - BIO-8330 -AA (The Viva Seminar 1) = Candidacy Status
  • Total Semester Credits for Master of Science (MS) = 36 
    • (MS requires 35 core credits and 1 elective credit)
    • Masters Level Courses -- 5000/6000 Series
  • Total Semester Credits for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) = 89 
    • (PhD requires 86 core credits and 3 elective credits)
    • Doctoral Level Courses -- 7000/8000 Series