Anatomy (Coursework Track)

Loma Linda University

36 months
32056 USD/year
32056 USD/year
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A two to three year program leading to the MS degree in Anatomy.


The Loma Linda University School of Medicine offers a graduate program leading to the MS degree in Anatomy, with students enrolling in a curriculum that emphasizes areas such as gross anatomy, histology, neuroscience and human development. Both coursework and research tracks are available, with the coursework track requiring additional coursework, and the thesis track requiring the preparation and successful defense of a thesis.

The curriculum is designed to nurture the personal and professional development of students in the context of a Christian environment, so that they will be prepared to function with integrity and excellence in careers involving research and teaching in academic and biotechnology settings.

Possible Careers: Anatomists work in a variety of areas, including academia, government and industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cellular Mechanisms and Integrated Systems III Journal Club
  • Biomedical Communication and Integrity
  • Biomedical Information and Statistics
  • Biomedical Grant Writing
  • Integrative Biology Presentation Seminar
  • Biomedical Graduate Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Guidelines for minimum scores are set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies:

  • GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE: A total (Verbal plus Quantitative) score of no less than the sum of the scores corresponding to the 50th percentile of each, with neither score less than the 35th percentile; Analytical Writing 4.0
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited US college or the equivalent from a foreign university; international applicants must have their transcripts evaluated by an accredited agency for equivalency to a US degree.
  • Results of the general test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) must be submitted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32056 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    32056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32056 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.


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Anatomy (Coursework Track)
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