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


Reconstitute Doctoral Committee

YEAR 4

Thesis Research


Midstreams

YEAR 5

Thesis Research


Committee Meeting


Thesis Defense Presentation

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

*See the Student Handbook for more details about specific course requirements per Home Area