Program Requirements

Timeline and General Requirements

YEAR 1

Required Courses*

 Lab Rotations

 Written Qualifying Exam

YEAR 2

Thesis Research

Teaching Assistantship

Select Doctoral Committee

YEAR 3

Thesis Research

 Teaching Assistantship

Oral Qualifying Exam

YEAR 4

Thesis Research

  Reconstitute Doctoral Committee

Midstreams

YEAR 5

Thesis Research

Committee Meeting

Thesis Defense Presentation

Every year: Participation in Student Seminar Series and attendance at MBI Thursday Seminars

*See individual Home Areas for specific course requirements

See the Student Handbook for more details about general requirements