MUSC Bulletin | College of Graduate Studies

College of Graduate Studies | Programs of Study

The College of Graduate Studies offers degree programs which prepare students for careers as research scientists, investigators, or teachers, depending on the extent of training. Degrees are granted by the Board of Trustees on recommendation of the faculty, which in turn acts only on certification by the College of Graduate Studies. The college offers programs leading to the following degrees:

Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences with concentrations in:

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Department of Public Health Sciences
Cell and Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therpaeutics
Microbiology and Immunology
Neurosciences
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Master of Science in Clinical Research
A specifically designed knowledge and skills building program has been created to provide advanced training in clinical research at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). This program includes 38 academic credit hours, and is compliant with the core competencies as recommended by the Association for Clinical Research training. The objective of this program is to prepare health professionals for research in the clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on practical applications of scientific issues. Upon the successful completing of this program, and the recommendation of the advisory committee, the students will be awarded the Master of Science in Clinical Research degree from the College of Graduate Studies.

Master of Science in Clinical Research Global
This program is based off of the traditional Master of Science in Clinical Research Program, and provides the graduate with in-depth understanding, knowledge and skills in a range of theoretical underpinnings and research methods relevant to applied Clinical Research in contemporary Clinical Research practice contexts. The degree is aimed to provide clinical research training suitable for those intending to pursue a career in the clinical research field or those already in relevant employment. Like the traditional program, the MSCR Global Program includes 38 academic credit hours, and is compliant with the core competencies as recommended by the Association for Clinical Research training.

Doctor of Philosophy

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Department of Public Health Sciences
Cell and Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Microbiology and Immunology
Molecular and Cellular Biology and Pathobiology Training Program
Neurosciences

Nursing
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Drug Discovery and Biomedical Science


Last Published with Edits:December 9, 2013 3:38 PM
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