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Comparative Biomedical Sciences

113 Animal Health & Biomedical Sciences Building
1656 Linden Dr
Madison WI 53706
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Program contact: Susan Thideman
Phone: 608-262-0470
Fax: 608-262-7420
Email: graduate@vetmed.wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4 Add'l assistantship and/or enrollment policy5
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About the Comparative Biomedical Sciences Program

The Comparative Biomedical Sciences graduate degree program offers the MS or PhD degree through exceptional research training in core areas of animal and human health. The program's areas of focus include genomics, infectious disease, immunology, molecular and cellular biology, neuroscience, oncology, pathology, pharmacology and toxicology, physiology and virology.

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Program statistical information on admissions, enrollment, student funding, and degrees.

Additional Policy

Most students must be accepted by a major professor in the CBMS Graduate Program before they can be fully admitted to the program. Rotations are offered to a limited number of entering students (1-2) in the fall semester.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.

5 Students in most on-campus graduate programs are eligible for assistantships. Please look carefully at the additional policies listed above for more information about the specific assistantship and enrollment policies for the program. Contact the program with any questions.