Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Medicine
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
The Master’s Program in Comparative Medicine is intended to provide graduate research training specifically for individuals holding the DVM degree. Our commitment to pre- and post-doctoral education and training in the areas of comparative medicine and molecular and cellular pathobiology is integral to our mission. This mission is facilitated by the unique nature of our animal facilities and our faculty's expertise in working with animal models.
The program provides master’s degree candidates the opportunity to conduct research on a variety of key topics within the field.
Major research interests include:
The curriculum is designed to provide maximum exposure to comparative medicine research, animal models and related diseases. In addition to their coursework, master's degree candidates will be required to organize a thesis committee, submit a written thesis based on original research performed by the candidate and orally defend this work. The graduate research is expected to result in at least one first-author manuscript for publication.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999