5th-Year Master's Degree

 5th Year Master’s Degree Program in Pathobiology

Brown undergraduate students may apply to the Graduate School for admission to the 5th Year Master’s Degree Program in Pathobiology.  The student is expected to complete a minimum of eight graduate courses from the recommended course list below.  Two of these courses may have been taken to fulfill the concentration requirements of the undergraduate degree.  Of the eight courses, BIOL 2860 and BIOL 2980 are required.

It is expected that all coursework will be completed in the two semesters immediately following the undergraduate degree.  Students successfully completing the required graduate coursework with a grade of ‘B’ or higher will be awarded a Master’s of Arts degree in Pathobiology.

This program is open only to Brown University undergraduates.

 Course Selection:

 BIOL 1290       Cancer Biology

BIOL 1520       Innate Immunity

BIOL 1550       Biology of Emerging Microbial Diseases

BIOL 1560       Virology

BIOL 1600      Development of Vaccines to Infectious Diseases

BIOL 1820       Environmental Health and Disease

BIOL 2050       Biology of the Eukaryotic Cell

BIOL 2290       Signal Transduction

BIOL 2640       Viral Immunology

BIOL 2860       Molecular Mechanisms of Disease, Pathology I

BIOL 2980       Graduate Independent Research


Application Deadline is May 1, 2015