The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree offered through the School of Medicine require a total of 60 credits or more. Successful candidates will focus their research and coursework in one of the following concentrations:
PhD in Anatomical Education
PhD in Anatomical Sciences
PhD in Microbiology
PhD in Physiology and Neuroscience
The PhD program requires the production and defense of a doctoral thesis. Research and coursework are directed by the candidate’s supervisory committee. All completed theses, upon the recommendation of the chair of the supervisory committee, are submitted to the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and forwarded to an external examiner. A final oral presentation and defense of the thesis must be successfully completed prior to being awarded the degree.