The Women’s Health concentration, within the Master’s Program in Medical Sciences, has been developed to provide an innovative interdisciplinary study for issues of women’s health. The program integrates several disciplines, including biochemistry, molecular biology, oncology, physiology, aging, regenerative medicine and gender medicine to provide a solid medically-relevant foundation. The rigorous course work and elective research component allow students to demonstrate their academic ability for future graduate or professional programs and promotes the broad intellectual focus required of health-care professionals.
The program provides future doctors, researchers and health care professionals solid training in basic and applied biomedical sciences. The research component of the program allows the students the option to engage in basic science or clinical research with some of the most prominent mentors in the field. The 32 credit hour course work encompass an interdisciplinary approach that includes women’s physical, mental, and psychological health, as well as the politics of women’s health. The program is designed to be completed within one-year and prepare the students to engage in several medical, social, and professional careers in health, with a special training in women’s health issues.
Total program hours: 32 credit hours minimum