Doctoral Program In Medical Microbiology Education Curriculum

Doctoral Program In Medical Microbiology Education Curriculum

The DME program will cover 135 credit hours. These hours include lecture and directed study courses, journal club, research, qualifying exams, teaching practicums and a dissertation defense. The first two years consist mainly of course work but culminates with the candidate making an original innovative 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 dissertation project. A year-by-year breakdown of the coursework is provided below.

Year One
Fall Credits
Medical Microbiology and Immunology 6
Introduction to Research Techniques 1
Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy 2
Journal Club 1
MAS 1531 Biostatistics 2.5
Spring
Innovative Teaching Strategies in Microbiology 4
Microbial Pathogenesis 4
Journal Club 1
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
Advanced Topics in Medical Microbiology 2
Medical Microbiology Teaching (TA) 7
Research 3
Journal Club 1
Research Applications of Biostatistics 2
MAS 1520 Curriculum II 2
Spring
Advanced Topics in Medical Microbiology 2
Medical Microbiology 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. Assessment 2.5
Research: Proposal 3
Year Three
Fall
Advanced Topics in Medical Microbiology 2
Medical Microbiology Teaching (TA) 7
Thesis 4
Journal Club 1
MAS 1522 Curriculum IV 2
MAS 1503 Administrative Skills 3.5
Spring
Advanced Topics in Medical Microbiology 2
Medical Microbiology Teaching (TA) 2.5
Thesis 4
Journal Club 1
Summer
Thesis 4
Qualifying Exam [Anat & Med Ed] 3
Year Four
Fall
Advanced Topics in Medical Microbiology 2
MAS Teaching Practicum [Microbiology] 2
Thesis 9
Journal Club 1
Spring
Advanced Topics in Medical Microbiology 2
MAS Teaching Practicum [Immunology] 1
Thesis: Dissertation 9
Journal Club 1
Total Credit Hours 135
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