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Educational Track in Anatomy Program (PhD)
The Educational Track in Anatomy PhD Program is designed to produce doctoral-level anatomy educators capable of teaching all anatomical disciplines to undergraduate, graduate or medical students and producing high-quality educational research. Information is available here on the degree requirements as well as program admissions and financial aid.
For the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree associated with the Educational Track in Anatomy, a student must complete a total of 90 credit hours. Most of these hours, 65 credits, come from this list of required coursework. Please explore the program curriculum to learn more.
The application deadline for the Educational Track in Anatomy PhD program at IU School of Medicine-Bloomington is January 15.
Admission requirements include:
- The equivalent of a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher education, preferably in biology or a related scientific field with GPA of 3.4
- GRE score above the 50th percentile overall, with strong scores on the writing portion of the test
- Students with prior graduate or professional school training (e.g., a Master’s degree) will be given special consideration.
- A personal statement that describes the applicant’s background and interests, and explains why this program meets his or her career goals
- Three letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s suitability for a career in teaching and the potential of independent educational scholarship
- Applicants should arrange for test scores to be sent to Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis from the testing service company
- Institution Code: 1325 (Indiana Univ. – Purdue Univ.: Indianapolis)
- Department Code: 0609 (Medical Sciences)
MCAT Scores: MCAS Code: 129 (Indiana University School of Medicine)
When completing the online application, make the following selections in the Intended Program and Plan section:
|What type of degree do you intend to pursue?||Doctoral/PhD or Master’s/MS|
|Academic Plan||Anatomy PhD Education Track|
|Are you applying to a dual degree program?||No|
Letters of recommendation may be submitted through the online application system or mailed directly to the address below. College transcripts must be mailed directly to:
James J. Brokaw, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Medical Science Building, Room 5035
635 Barnhill Drive
Indianapolis , IN 46202-5120
Qualified PhD applicants may be funded via Associate Instructor teaching positions that include a 10-month salary and fee-remission awards. Associate Instructor positions are available on a competitive basis, and the graduate student must reapply for a position each year. To apply, complete the IU School of Medicine—Bloomington Associate Instructorship Application and mail to Jackie Cullison, JH 104, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405.