Program Flow

Program Flow

PROGRAM FLOW

Apply to WSU

Complete the WSU Graduate School Application

Select one of the following programs:

  • Molecular Bioscience
  • Neuroscience
  • Immunology and Infectious Diseases
  • Integrative Physiology
  • Combined Pathology Residency
  • Clinical Microbiology Residency
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iPBS

Year 1

Summer (encouraged)

Research: 5-week, laboratory rotation

End of Summer (required)

Orientation & Leadership Week

- RCR/Biosafety training

- Off campus leadership retreat

- Brown bag lunches with training faculty

- Initiate myIDP

iPBS

Year 1

Fall Semester

Research: Two eight week rotations

Curriculum:

  1. iPBS-Deconstruction of Research (3 graded credit hrs)
  2. Discipline-specific course (3 graded credit hrs)

Participate in iPBS Leadership & Professional Series events

10 or more prior to advance to candidacy

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Program Specific

Year 1

Spring Semester

Select lab, reselect program, form thesis committee, and initiate research

Curriculum:

  1. iPBS- Topics in Biomedical Experimentation (1-3 graded credit hrs)
  2. Individualized degree-specific programs of study (up to 9 graded credit hrs)

Participate in iPBS Leadership & Professional Series events

10 or more prior to advance to candidacy

Program Specific Annual Review

iPBS myIDP Annual Review

Program Specific

Year 2

Summer Semester

Submit Program of Study to Grad School


Fall Semester

Complete remaining coursework – minimum of 15 graded credit hrs

Participate in iPBS Leadership & Professional Series events

10 or more prior to advance to candidacy


Spring Semester

Participate in iPBS Leadership & Professional Series events

10 or more prior to advance to candidacy

Advancement to Candidacy Exam

Program Specific Annual Review

iPBS myIDP Annual Review

Orientation & Leadership Retreat
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Years 3-5

Finish thesis work and complete final defense

Participate in iPBS Leadership & Professional Series events

Program Specific Annual Reviews

iPBS myIDP Annual Reviews

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