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Master of Science Anatomical Sciences

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Master of Science in Anatomical Sciences

This program provides the background necessary for students to teach anatomy and physiology at the college level, which is in high demand due to an explosion of new health science careers and educational programs throughout Indiana and the United States.  Junior college and undergraduate levels are in the most demand, particularly in the fields of nursing and sports medicine.

Through the courses in this program, students will learn valuable skills and knowledge to enhance their qualifications, challenge themselves at the graduate level, and prepare for a career teaching anatomy. The basic science focus of the program also provides students the opportunity to enter into a range of professional schools, including: medical, dental, osteopathic, chiropractic, optometry, physical therapy, and veterinary.

Program length & format

The Master of Science in Anatomical Sciences is a 30-credit-hour program. Classes are offered on campus in a traditional face-to-face format during the day. The program can be completed in one year full-time or two years part-time. 


Tuition for the 2017-18 academic year is $508 per credit hour. Get information about financial aid for graduate students ►

Curriculum & electives

This program does not require a thesis.

Semester I

BIOL 504 - Human Gross Anatomy (6 credit hours)
BIOL 505 - Human Physiology (4 credit hours)

Semester II

BIOL 515 - Neuroscience (4 credit hours)
BIOL 516 - Histology (4 credit hours)


BIOL 524 - Human Genetics (3 credit hours)
BIOL 558 - Human Osteology (4 credit hours)
BIOL 512 - Comparative Anatomy (4 credit hours)
BIOL 599 - Independent Study in Biology (2-4 credit hours)
MATH 510 - Statistics

When can I start?

Courses will begin in August of 2017.