Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiology

Clinical Anatomy Track MS

This one-year non-thesis program provides students with a rigorous background in the traditional anatomical disciplines, coupled with supervised experiences teaching anatomy or conducting anatomy education research.


Applications for the MS Clinical Anatomy Track are accepted January 15 through April 15. Students begin in the fall semester only.


Program requirements: Anatomy courses including D501 (Gross Anatomy), D853 (Embryology), D502 (Histology), D527 (Neuroanatomy), as well as F503 (Physiology), B500 (Biochemistry), D861 (Seminar), and electives. No research project is required.

Fall Year 1D502 Histology (4)
F503 Physiology (5)
B500 Biochemistry (3)
Spring Year 1D501 Gross Anatomy (5)
D527 Neuroanatomy (3)
D853 Embryology (3)
D861 Seminar (1)
Electives (0-3)
D861 Seminar meets in both Fall and Spring semesters, but registration does not occur until Spring.
Summer Year 1D878 Anat Teaching (2)
or D700 Educ Research (2)
Electives (0-3)
Fall Year 2N/A
Spring Year 2N/A
Summer Year 2N/A
Research HoursNo research hours requiredThe Clinical Anatomy Track does not require laboratory research.
ElectivesAdditional graduate-level courses to complete 30 credit hour requirement
Total Credit Hours30
Final ProjectsNo final project required
Final ExaminationNo final exam required
Final Examination CommitteeNo committee required