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Program Listing

Follow this link to access all graduate programs offered at South.

 Results of 2016 Graduate Student Survey

Top Things You Should Know

  • After completion of core curriculum, time-management and self-motivation is required for completion of the research project.

  • Program completion usually takes 5 to 6 years.

  • Selecting a mentor is of critical importance.

  • Teaching opportunities are limited but worth pursuing.

  • Network and socialize with your fellow students.

  •  PI choice is critically important.

  • Embrace your research project.

Info Students Wish They Knew When They Started  

  • Reading is constant and required, even in subjects not in your field. 

  • The first year consists of intense coursework.  The following years require self-motivation.

  • Prepare for qualifying exams, which can be stressful.

  • Research funding is a key component of choosing a mentor.

  • Research career opportunities early, there are diverse choices available. 


Professional Development

Below are the leading resources for Medicine:

AAAS/ Science Careers Link

Common Medical Societies:

Common Medical Science Societies:

  • American Association of Immunologists
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • American Lung Association
  • American Physiological Society
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • American Thoracic Society