Graduate School Catalog

UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world. Its faculty, who are responsible for an array of groundbreaking biomedical advances, are respected for their dedication to teaching and training. UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences educates biomedical scientists, counselors, engineers, and communicators, preparing them for leadership roles in a variety of rapidly changing professional fields.

This is a general information publication only. It is not intended to, nor does it, contain all regulations that relate to students. This catalog, although revised periodically, cannot always reflect up-to-the-minute changes or developments in programs of UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Contents of the catalog are therefore subject to revision without notice. Changes will become effective whenever the proper authority so determines and will apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled.


Administrative Information
Rules and Regulations, Table of Contents, Administrative Officers, Campus Map, Building List

Foreword, Graduate School Faculty, Accreditation, Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), Description, and Requirements

Student Information

Division of Basic Science
Division Objectives, Admission Requirements, Facilities, Financial Assistance, Curriculum, Degree Requirements, Course Descriptions

Biological Chemistry Program

Biomedical Engineering Program

Cancer Biology Program

Cell and Molecular Biology Program

Clinical Psychology Program

Genetics, Development and Disease Program

Immunology Program

Integrative Biology Program

Molecular Biophysics Program

Molecular Microbiology Program

Neuroscience Program

Organic Chemistry

UT Southwestern Medical Center reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time and change tuition or fees, rules, calendar, curriculum, degree programs, degree requirements, graduation procedures, and any other requirement affecting students. The provisions of this catalog do not constitute a contract, express or implied, between any applicant, student, or faculty member and the University of Texas System, UT Southwestern Medical Center, or UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

It is the goal of UT Southwestern Medical Center that its campus be accessible to people with physical disabilities and free from unnecessary physical barriers. Individual requests for accommodations will be reviewed by the program to which the student applies and, if necessary, by the campus-wide Rehabilitation Task Force, which may be contacted through the Office of the Registrar. UT Southwestern Medical Center is a component of the University of Texas System and is subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System.

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability.