Dec 06, 2019  
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog

Doctor of Philosophy with a major in Molecular Medicine


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Program Overview

The Molecular Medicine program combines the resources of basic science and clinical medicine for an interdisciplinary approach to understanding disease processes. The program includes approximately 30 faculty members drawn from clinical and basic science departments. Students are encouraged to design their own program of study according to their interests and in consultation with their faculty mentor and advisory committee. Focused on discovering the molecular basis of human disease, research opportunities are focused on immunology, molecular chaperones, regenerative medicine and reproductive medicine.

https://www.augusta.edu/gradstudies/biomed/prospective-students/mcg-phd-molecular-medicine.php

https://www.augusta.edu/mcg/dnrm/molecularmedicine/index.php

Program Contact
Lynnette McCluskey, PhD
706-721-0588
 
Progression & Graduation Requirements
  • Students are admitted via a common admissions process to the Biomedical Sciences PhD program, not to a specific biomedical major. After completing the first-year common core course work and laboratory rotations, students choose a dissertation research mentor and enter one of nine Doctor of Philosophy majors.
  • The Doctor of Philosophy curriculum is not lock-step; students do not graduate as a class at the end of a specific semester. The average time to degree is approximately 5 years of full-time, year-round study; acceptable duration of the program is a minimum of 3 and maximum of 7 years. The number and type of advanced (2nd year and beyond) or elective courses vary, and may include courses within the Molecular Medicine program as well as courses in other disciplines.
  • In addition to specific course requirements, students must complete additional PhD degree requirements, including satisfactory performance on the Comprehensive Examination, development and approval of a research proposal, writing and approval of the doctoral dissertation, and satisfactory performance on the Final Oral Examination (dissertation defense). See PhD Student Guide for additional requirements and details.
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Electives: 6 Hours Minimum


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