Biomedical Research and Development - Certificate

The Biomedical Research Certificate, offered by the Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, will provide students the opportunity to gain advanced training in biomedical research.  Students in the Certificate Program will gain a broader understanding of the creation, evaluation, and dissemination of new knowledge while performing publishable original biomedical research within a research-intensive community.  The Biomedical Research Certificate Program requires a minimum of 18-credit hours in designated courses, each of which includes engagement in inquiry-based research.  Specific certificate requirements are available in the Biomedical Sciences Office and the Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology.

VTPP 123Foundations of Physiology3
VTPP 491Research 16
VTPP 444Practicum in Biomedical Research3
Prescribed Elective Courses6
Select one of the following:
Design of Experiments for Physiology Research
   or In Vitro Experimentation in Physiology Research 
Design of Models for Physiology Research
   or Analysis and Validation of Models for Physiology Research 
Total Semester Credit Hours18

 Two VTPP 491 (3 hours) courses are required for 6 hours total.