Doctoral Program In Anatomy Education Curriculum

Doctoral Program In Anatomy Education Curriculum

The DAE program will cover 139 credit hours. These hours include lecture and directed study courses, journal club, research, qualifying exams, teaching practicums and a thesis defense. The first two years consist mainly of course work but culminates with the candidate making a research proposal which will form the foundation of their research project. The third year culminates in a qualifying examination and the fourth year culminates in a public oral defense of the student’s thesis project. A year by year breakdown of coursework is provided below.

Year One
Fall Credits
Medical Gross Anatomy + Lab 10
Human Embryology 1
Journal Club 1
MAS 1531 Biostatistics 2.5
Spring  
Neuroanatomy 5
Histology + Lab 4
Journal Club 1
Pathology [Pbacc] 3
MAS 1535 Ed Psych for Med Ed 3.5
MAS 1530 Ed Res Methods 2.5
Summer  
MAS 1519 Curriculum I 2
MAS 1502 Clin Teaching Skills 3.5
Year Two
Fall Credits
Special Dissect/Adv Anatomy 2
Anatomy Teaching (TA) 7
Research 3
Journal Club 1
MAS 1520 Curriculum II 2
Spring  
Special Dissect/Adv Anatomy 2
Neuroanatomy Teaching (TA) 2.5
Research 3
Journal Club 1
MAS 1516 Effect Lec. Skills 2.5
MAS 1504 Ed. Leadership 3.5
Summer  
MAS 1521 Curriculum III 2
MAS 1515 Ed. Assesement 2.5
Research: Proposal 3
Year Three
Fall Credits
Special Dissect/Adv Anatomy 2
Anatomy Teaching (TA) 7
Thesis 4
Journal Club 1
MAS 1522 Curriculum IV 2
MAS 1503 Administrative Skills 3.5
Spring  
Special Dissect/Adv Anatomy 2
Neuroanatomy Teaching (TA) 2.5
Thesis 4
Journal Club 1
Summer  
Thesis 4
Qualifying Exam [Anat & Med Ed] 3
Year Four
Fall Credits
Special Dissect/Adv Anatomy 2
MAS Teaching Practicum [Histo] 1
Thesis 9
Journal Club 1
Spring  
Special Dissect/Adv Anatomy 2
MAS Teaching Practicum [Anat] 2
Thesis: Dissertation 9
Journal Club 1
Total Credit Hours 139
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