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The MS Anatomy Research degree provides a program of research training for those who wish to become biomedical and medical education researchers.
This is a 2-year thesis program of study of gross anatomy, embryology, cell biology, and histology leading to a Master of Science degree in Anatomy by research. It is designed specifically for candidates who wish to develop research careers in biomedical science and medical education. In the first year, students in the program take anatomy and histology courses along with other graduate courses. All courses in the program are taught within the School of Medicine by full time faculty. In the second year, students carry out mentored research in the Department of Structural and Cellular Biology.
This is a two-year program of taught classes and laboratory research that leads to the MS Anatomy Research degree. It is designed for bachelor degree graduates and physicians who intend to follow a research career in the biomedical sciences. With a MS Anatomy Research degree, graduates can apply for laboratory research positions or to PhD programs in biomedical sciences.
The program runs for 22 months, from August of the first year to May of the second year.
Will the degree qualify a student for a PhD?
Upon graduation with a MS Anatomy Research degree, graduates can apply to PhD programs in US or non-US colleges and universities.
Applicants to the MS in Anatomy Research program must meet the following requirements:
The application for admission to the MS Anatomy Research degree program in Anatomy should be submitted to the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and applicants will be admitted on a competitive basis. Therefore early submission of applications is highly encouraged. There is no application fee.
to the Master of Science degree program in Anatomy Research.
Supplemental application materials may be directed to:
Biomedical Sciences Office
1430 Tulane Ave. Mail Code #8656
New Orleans, LA 70112
Students must take 43 credit hours of course work over 4 semesters and complete the requirements for the degree.
The MS in Anatomy Research curriculum is designed for completion within two years. Classes start in August and end in May each year.
Full time tuition for the 2022-23 academic year is $27,000 to be paid on a two-semester basis. No tuition waivers are available for this program. Students will also be charged the following estimated fees on a per semester basis: Academic Support Services ($1400), Student Activities ($120), Reily Recreation Center ($210), and Student Health Services ($359).