M.S. in Health and Med Sciences

3 year Course Schedule

The JMP is dedicated to nurturing a supportive environment for implementing and completing students’ research. Together with the faculty, our students are engaged in a dynamic learning environment designed to teach the complex interrelated nature of health, illness, and community while promoting discovery, self-reflection, and life-long learning.

M.S. in Health & Medical Sciences: 3 year Course Schedule content

View course descriptions in General Catalog

Year 1
SUMMER
HMS 201, Human Anatomy & Develop w/lab 8 units
HMS 203, Radiology/Anat Correlate 1 unit
HMS 261, Research Seminar 1 unit
FALL
HMS 200A, CICBC 10 units
HMS 202A, Clinical Skills 2 units
HMS 261, Research Seminar 2 units
PH 250A, Epidemiology 3 units
SPRING
HMS 200B, CICBC 10 units
HMS 202B, Clinical Skills 2 units
HMS 261, Research Seminar 2 units
Master’s elective  
Year 2 SUMMER
Master’s coursework option  
Master’s field work  
FALL
HMS 200C, CICBC 10 units
HMS 202C, Clinical Skills 2 units
HMS 299, Independent Study Master's elective  
HMS 298, Thesis Working Group 2 units
SPRING
HMS 200D, CICBC 10 units
HMS 202D, Clinical Skills 2 units
HMS 299, Independent Study Master's elective  
HMS 298, Thesis Working Group 2 units
Year 3 SUMMER
Master’s field work  
FALL
HMS 200E, CICBC 10 units
HMS 202E, Clinical Skills 2 units
HMS 298, Thesis Working Group 2 units
SPRING
HMS 200F, CICBC 7 units
HMS 202F, Clinical Skills 1 unit
HMS 298/299 4 units

The M.S. degree is an academic degree in Health and Medical Sciences. Students must complete a minimum of 20 semester units of upper-division and graduate courses, and a thesis. Units applied toward the Master’s component should reflect a cohesive program of study supporting the student’s research. All students are required to include methods and content courses.

  • CICBC = Contextually Integrated Case-Based Curriculum; see HMS 200A-F in the General Catalog
  • HMS = Health and Medical Sciences
  • PH = Public Health