Anatomy | Master of Science Degree
The Center for Anatomical Science and Education (CASE) at Saint Louis University traces its roots through the former Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology to the founding of the American Association of Anatomists.
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|Application Deadline for Beginning Term||The Application Package||Apply Online|
|Fall: July 1 (International: July 1)||Transcript(s); Three (3) Letters of Recommendation; GRE G scores (GRE S Optional); Resume; Professional Goal Statement; Interview is desired
(Advantages of the web application)
|Spring: No admittance|
|Summer: No admittance|
Tel. No.: 314.977.8031
|Chair: Daniel Tolbert, Ph.D.
Admissions Coordinator: Patty Anderson
Assistantship Application Deadline: February 1
Required Additional Application Materials for International Students:
- A completed Declaration of Financial Support packet with all accompanying documents
- TOEFL and IELTS scores
Check our English Proficiency Policy page for specific TOEFL and IELTS score requirements. You may also visit our international prospects, applicants and students page for more information about international application requirements.
Applicant Criteria: A committee examines and reviews the applicant and application wholly. However, there is consideration for matching disciplines from faculty with applicant research interest.
- An above-average GPA
- A review of GRE scores
- A review of TOEFL scores (for International applicants)
Anatomy Application Review Process: The entire CASE faculty, seven full-time members, review each qualified applicant for consideration on a rolling admission basis.
Rankings/Honors: CASE boasts several Golden Apple Awards, Faculty Excellence Awards and the Nancy McNair Ring Awards for Outstanding SLU Faculty. | History of the Center for Anatomical Science and Education at SLU
Credit Hours/Coursework | Degree Requirements page
Non-research: A total of 32 hours is required for graduation.
Thesis: A total of 32 hours -- 26 hours of course work & 6 hours of thesis research -- is required for graduation.
Program Description | Graduate Courses
Non-research or thesis: CASE strives to provide innovative scholarship and effective teaching in all aspects of the structure of the human body, to offer training programs in anatomy for graduate students, to assist in the training of M.D. or Ph.D. postdoctorals, to stimulate interest in research and advance the frontiers of knowledge and technical expertise by active participation in a variety of research projects. | CASE Mission Statement
Curriculum & Program Details: The program trains to teach biomedical science teachers. Students do their own research projects working with a faculty mentor that matches their research interests. Students are expected to publish and present a minimum of two (2) research projects, with funding assistance from the Graduate Student Association. The Program offers a "unique opportunity" to students. Students may travel with faculty members to museums for research. Some students leave early to begin medical school. Some students start in the program with options to either advance to medical school or Ph.D. programs. It is the intent to, "provide an opportunity to advance their education." | Graduate Education in Anatomy
About the Anatomy Faculty: There are seven full-time, tenure-track educators, focused on excellence in teaching, reflecting their professional career honors and awards. Their research and published work is regularly cited by others in the Anatomy field. All faculty members belong to professional organizations in their field of study and research. | Anatomy Faculty
Program Highlights: CASE strives to provide innovative scholarship and effective teaching in all aspects of the structure of the human body, to offer training programs in anatomy for graduate students, to assist in the training of M.D. or Ph.D. postdoctorals, to stimulate interest in research and advance the frontiers of knowledge and technical expertise by active participation in a variety of research projects. Students have all-access to Conference Room Library as well as 24-hour, 7-day-per-week access to gross anatomy and research laboratories. | CASE Home Page