For IBMG students, year one consists for required coursework and electives, including at least three laboratory rotations for credit (G718). At the end of the first year of IBMG, students selecting Medical and Molecular Genetics (MMGE) register for summer coursework or research credit hours as an incoming MMGE PhD student. In the fall semester of the second year, students complete the core coursework requirements for MMGE PhD degree, including the qualifying examination process to reach candidacy. Year 3 and beyond are typically spent completing the dissertation research.
All MMGE PhD students are required to take at least 12 coursework hours in Medical and Molecular Genetics from the following course groups.