Molecular and Cellular Basis of Disease Program
Customize your course of study for Healthcare or Research careers. The Molecular and Cellular Basis of Disease (MCBD) Program is designed for students who want to cure disease - from the bench or the bedside.
Our world-renowned faculty offer graduate training in three cutting-edge fields: Cancer Biology, Immunology, and Neurodegeneration. Customize the field and the track – Healthcare or Research – to suit your academic interests and career goals. Our highly flexible curriculum allows you to choose from a wide variety of courses and complete the MCBD Program in 16 months or less. Research opportunities are available to all students, but not required.
|Track Name||Track Description|
|Healthcare Career Track||Preparation for medical school or US residency programs|
|Research Career Track||Preparation for PhD programs or biotech employment|
Pathology MS Program for CWRU Employees
A program leading to the Master of Science degree in Pathology is available to laboratory technicians who are employed by Case Western Reserve University. Students in this program must be full-time university employees and must have the agreement of their supervisor to begin part-time studies.
The Pathology Graduate Program participates in a combined degree program that grants an MS in Biomedical Investigation to current medical students. This five-year dual degree program is designed for students who are pursuing careers in basic or clinical research at academic medical centers. Eligible applicants are current medical students at the CWRU School of Medicine or the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.