The Two-Year Biomedical Research (Thesis) option combines the foundation year course work and the second year research Biomedical Science Research (Thesis) experiences to maximize time available to the research project. Students complete 53 credit hours during the two-year program.
Upon completion of the Two-Year Biomedical Research (Thesis) option, each student will be able to:
With approval of the program, a limited number of qualified first-year students can be enrolled in the Two-Year Biomedical Research (Thesis) Option, which allows students to begin a thesis concentration project during their first year in the program. Research and didactic course credits are taken simultaneously, totaling 53 credit hours over the two-year curriculum.
Students may apply for this option by request during the regular application cycle or upon registering for first term courses. Application should be made in writing to the program director. Acceptance decisions are based on a review of the student’s academic credentials, availability and selection of mentors, and program availability. For further information, please contact:
Brian M. Matayoshi, PhD
Associate Director, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
Professor of Neuroscience, Physiology, Pharmacology
Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine