The Cancer, Developmental and Regenerative Biology (CDRB) graduate program provides state-of-the-art training, within the Christian framework, to prepare the future biomedical workforce with the skills and information needed for successful careers as researchers and educators.
The Doctor of Philosophy degree is designed to prepare students for careers in independent research and teaching in a university, clinical, or biotechnology environment.
By the end of this program, the graduate should be able to:
- Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the biomedical sciences;
- Demonstrate subject mastery in cancer, developmental, or regenerative biology;
- Interpret the current literature in the field;
- Design hypothesis-driven studies to address key questions in the field;
- Make original contributions to the body of biomedical knowledge;
- Demonstrate the principles of scientific and professional ethics;
- Write effective scientific publications and grant proposals.
Program LengthFour (4) years; full-time enrollment, part-time permitted
Possible CareersSpecialized areas include biomedical research and biotechnology industry.
Expected costs for the academic year are based on full time attendance. From year to year, increases are anticipated consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.