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Leadership Focus Curriculum

This innovative track provides flexible scheduling during the summer, allowing students to address gaps in their preparation for professional programs through increased shadowing, volunteering, and intensive MCAT preparation. Upon graduation, students from the track earn both a Master of Medical Science in Biomedical Science and a certificate in Business Management. Students from both the General Studies and Leadership focus will take a core pre-clinical science curriculum based on courses from the Physician Associate Studies MS program (PAS). For students who follow the Leadership focus, additional courses from the Farmer School of Business are selected (FIN, ISA, MGT, MKT, ACC).

Leadership Focus Suggested Plan of Study

Year One – 24-months to degree and certificate

Summer Semester

COURSE NUMBER TITLE CREDITS
PAS 601 Introduction to the Healthcare Professions 1
PAS 612 Introduction to the Human Body and Pathophysiology of Disease 4
PAS 611 Pharmacology 2
 Total 7

 

Fall Semester

COURSE NUMBER TITLE CREDITS
PAS 604 Clinical Bioethics and Professional Conduct 1
CHM 740 Topics in Organic and Biochemistry 3
ISA 628 IT and Analytics Role in the Enterprise 1.5
MKT 618 Marketing Management 3
 Total 8.5

 

Winter Semester

COURSE NUMBER TITLE CREDITS
MGT 610 Strategic Human Capital Management 1.5
 Total 1.5

 

Spring Semester

COURSE NUMBER TITLE CREDITS
Spring Elective Complete one in each of 4 areas 3
Spring Elective  Complete one in each of 4 areas 3
 Total 6

Year Two--24 months to degree and certificate

Summer Semester

COURSE NUMBER TITLE CREDITS
PAS 603
Evidence-Based Medical & Clinical Research
3
PAS 623
Immunology and Infectious Disease
3
Total 6

 

Fall Semester

COURSE NUMBER TITLE CREDITS
Fall Elective Fall Elective - Complete one in each of 4 areas 3
MGT 627 Supply Chain and Operation management 3
ACC 611 Accounting for Manager 3
 Total 9

 

Winter Semester

COURSE NUMBER TITLE CREDITS
FIN 625 Managerial Finance 3
 Total 3

 

Spring Semester

COURSE NUMBER TITLE CREDITS
MMS 690 Capstone 3
Spring Elective  Complete one in each of 4 areas 3
 Total 6
Program Total 47

Elective Courses (typical semester offerings)

Fall Electives

Course Number Title Credits  Category
BIO 549 Biology of Cancer 3 Gen Sci
GTY 608 The Logic of Inquiry 4 Gen Sci
GTY 609 Qualitative Research Methods 4 Gen Sci
MBI 525 Microbial Physiology 4 Gen Sci
BIO 544 Molecular Biology 3 Molec
BIO 606 Advanced Cell Biology 3 Molec
CHM 740 Topics in Biochemistry 3 Molec
MBI 595 Bacterial Cellular and Developmental Biology 3 Molec
BIO  552  Neuromodulation 3 Neuro
BIO 554 Endocrinology 3 Neuro
BIO 569 Neurophysiology 3 Neuro
GTY 579 Research Inequality Aging and Health 4 PH/Geron
GTY 602 Perspectives in Gerontology 3 PH/Geron
GTY 667 Policy & Politics of Aging 3 PH/Geron

 

Winter Electives

COURSE NUMBER Title Credits  Category
KNH 541 Environmental Public Health (3) 3 PH/Geron

 

Spring Electives

Course Number Title Credits  Category
MBI 505 Medical Bacteriology 4 Gen Sci
MBI 564 Human Viruses 3 Gen Sci
BIO 564 Laboratory in Cell and Molecular Biology 3 Molec
BIO 605  Advanced Molecular Biology 3 Molec
CHM 740 Topics in Biochemistry 3 Molec
BIO 571 Molecular Physiology 3 Neuro
PSY 551 Cognitive Neuroscience 3 Neuro
PSY 556 Biological Bases of Behavior 3 Neuro
GTY 556 Aging and Health 3 PH/Geron
GTY 641 Organizations and Aging Enterprises 3 PH/Geron
KNH 541 Environmental Public Health 3 PH/Geron
KNH 562 Public Health Planning and Evaluation 3 PH/Geron
KNH 611 Behavioral Approaches to Health Promotion and Education 3 PH/Geron

FSB Business Management Certificate

Business Management Graduate Certificate Courses

Course Code  Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 611 Accounting for for Managers 3
FIN 625 Managerial Finance 3
ISA 628 Information Technology and Data Across the Business 1.5
MGT 627 Supply Chain and Operations Management 3
MGT 610 Strategic Human Capital Management 1.5
MKT 618 Marketing Management 3

 

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