Orthopaedic Surgery Master's Program

Curriculum

Year 1

Fall (15 Credits)

  • CPRA in Genes and Genomes – BMSP 6340 (2.5)
  • CPRA in Protein Structure and Catalysis - BMSP 6330 (2.5)
  • CPRA in Cell Membranes - BMSP 6360 (3.0)
  • Methods of Biomedical Science - BMSP 6380 (3.0)
  • “On Being a Scientist”- INDI 6020 (1.0)
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Orthopaedic Basic Science Seminar - ORTH 6500 (3.0)

Spring (15 Credits)

  • CPRA in Cell Biology and Signaling - BMSP 6350 (3.0)
  • Bone Biology and Physiology - ORTH 5800 (3.0)
  • Intro to Biomechanics - BIOE 7990 (3.0)
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Orthopaedic Basic Science Seminar - ORTH 6500 (3.0)
  • Thesis Research - INDI 6990 (3.0)

Summer (9 Credits)

  • Intro to Clinical Orthopaedics –ORTH 5850 (3.0)
  • Orthopaedic X-Ray Conference - ORTH 5700 (1.0)
  • Journal Paper Review - ORTH 6550 (1.0)
  • Thesis Research - ORTH 6990 (4.0)

Year 2

Fall (15 Credits)

  • Soft and Hard Tissue Biomechanics – BIOE 5710 (3.0)
  • *Clinical Electives – Choice between ORTH 6910, 6920, 6930, 6940, 6950, 6960 (1.0-3.0)
  • Orthopaedic X-Ray Conference - ORTH 5700 (1.0)
  • Journal Paper Review - ORTH 6550 (1.0)
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Orthopaedic Basic Science Seminar - ORTH 6500 (3.0)
  • Thesis Research - ORTH 6990 (3.0-6.0)

Spring (15 Credits)

  • Biomaterials in Medicine – ORTH 6750 (3.0)
  • *Clinical Electives – Choice between ORTH 6910, 6920, 6930, 6940, 6950, 6960 (1.0-3.0)
  • Orthopaedic X-Ray Conference - ORTH 5700 (1.0)
  • Journal Paper Review-  ORTH 6550 (1.0)
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Orthopaedic Basic Science Seminar - ORTH 6500 (3.0)
  • Thesis Research - ORTH 6990 (3.0-6.0)

Total credits for Program: 66

* When choosing a clinical elective students must meet with the program advisor before registering:

  • ORTH 6910-Orthopaedic Trauma
  • ORTH 6920-Orthopaedic Spine
  • ORTH 6930-Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • ORTH 6940-Orthopaedic Adult Reconstruction and Tumor
  • ORTH 6950-Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle
  • ORTH 6960-Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity
Last Updated: 6/30/20