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Basic and Translational Science, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (ARWU) Milwaukee, WI, United States
The PhD in Basic and Translational Science offers in depth training in the basic science plus courses in translational science. It builds on our previous successes in basic research in the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, genetics, microbiology, neurosciences, pharmacology, physiology and toxicity to develop translational research training.
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Overview

The PhD in Basic and Translational Science program prepares students to carry out research that narrows the gap between current basic science knowledge and clinical practice and to carry out basic science research to answer questions generated at the bedside.

 Goals
  • To produce a new class of investigators rigorously trained in basic science and credentialed in translational research who think broadly and logically about clinical problems;
  • To promote research that bridges the gap between basic science knowledge and clinical practice;
  • To build a team of collaborators that will translate basic science research findings into patient care.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Standard and Departmental Graduate Curriculum 
  • Qualifying Exam
  • Biostatistics for Basic Sciences or Biostatistics 
  • Initiate Dissertation Research
  • Boundaries of Science and Medical Practice
  • Boundaries of Science and Medical Practice
  • Pathophysiology Course 
  • Translational Science Courses 
  • Continue Dissertation Research
  • Translational Science Seminar (non-credit)
  • Seminar in Basic and Translational Science

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

A completed application includes:
  • AMCAS primary application
  • MCW secondary application
  • Letters of recommendation
  • A nonrefundable $100 application fee
  • Official scores from the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). 
  • Completion of the CASPer exam with scores received by MCW

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    54050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Milwaukee

  • 1066 - 1770 USD/month
    Living Costs

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