College of Medicine Graduate Programs

MSBS-Medical Sciences: FAQs

Are interviews required as part of the application process?

No, interviews are not a requirement of the application process for the MSBS-Medical Sciences program.  


Home many students are accepted into the MSBS-Medical Sciences program each fall?

Overall, class size is set at 55-60 students. However, this may vary each cycle depending upon number of applicants and their qualifications, among other factors.


Is housing available on campus?

No.


What is the cost of the program?

The 2019-2020 tuition and fees for MSBS-Medical Sciences program can be found at the following link (click on Master of Medical Science M.D.S.C. Tuition):

http://www.utoledo.edu/offices/treasurer/tuition/graduate/

This program is approved for federal financial aid. All students are encouraged to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). School code: 003131  


Who is the advisor for the program?

Guillermo Vazquez, Ph.D., F.A.H.A., Professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at UT College of Medicine, is the Program Director and major advisor for the program. He is the primary point of contact for all academic matters concerning program curriculum, goals, admissions and career advising. You can contact Dr. Vazquez at: Guillermo.Vazquez@utoledo.edu


What is the curriculum for the MSBS-Medical Sciences Program?

Semester

Course

Credits

 

Fall

Molecular Cell Biology

7

Clinical/Basic Science
research
(8 credits)

Anatomy 

4

Biostatistics

3

Scholarly Project (10 h/week on the project)

1

Spring

Scholarly Project (10 h/week on the project)

1

Immunology and Medical Microbiology

4

Pathophysiology of Organ Systems

10

Summer

On being a scientist

1

Student Seminar Series

1

Scholarly Project

6

Total

 

37


What are the academic standards for the program?

The MSBS-Medical Sciences program follows the College of Graduate Studies Academic Standards, and can be found here:

https://www.utoledo.edu/med/grad/biomedical/ms/academic-standards.html

Last Updated: 12/13/23