Master of Science in the Field of Anatomical and Translational Sciences
The master of science in the field of anatomical and translational sciences (M-ATS) is a non-thesis master's program designed to give students advanced, comprehensive knowledge in basic medical sciences. M-ATS is a 39-credit, interdisciplinary program taken over two years. M-ATS is an extension of the graduate certificate in anatomical and translational sciences (GCATS), which can serve as year 1 of the M-ATS program. Year 2 of the M-ATS curriculum integrates biomedical knowledge related to regenerative biology, systems physiology, pharmacology, pharmacogenomics, genomic medicine, and bioinformatics. The M-ATS program provides students with a solid background in personalized medicine and the methodological aspects of translational research and clinical investigations as well as opportunities to carry out research in translational medicine. As a result, graduates maximize their academic and career opportunities by enhancing competitiveness of applications to medical schools, physician assistant programs, and Ph.D. programs in biomedical sciences.
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The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 40 credits in required courses.
|ANAT 6130||Clinically Oriented Human Embryology|
|ANAT 6150||Clinically Oriented Human Microscopic Anatomy|
|ANAT 6160||Clinically Oriented Human Functional Neuroanatomy|
|ANAT 6181||Clinically Oriented Human Gross Anatomy|
|ANAT 6292||Projects in Anatomical Sciences|
|And one or both of the following*|
|ANAT 6223||Special Topics in Regenerative Medicine|
|ANAT 6275||Advanced Studies in Translational Sciences|
|ANAT 6182||Fundamentals of Translational Science|
|ANAT 6219||Biomedical Ethics for Translational Sciences|
|MICR 6236||Fundamentals in Geonomics and Proteomics I|
|PHAR 6206||Advanced Pharmacology|
|PHAR 6116||Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine|
|*As part of the required curriculum, students choose one of the following options in Year 1: ANAT 6223 taken twice; or, ANAT 6275 taken twice; or, ANAT 6223 and ANAT 6275, each taken once. Students must consult the academic advisor before enrolling in either of these two courses.|