Human Anatomy

Providing graduate training and teaching experience in the anatomical sciences.

About the Program

The MS degree in Human Anatomy is a two-year standalone program. The main purpose is to train students to be high quality educators in the anatomical sciences.

The curriculum has a strong focus on human cadaver dissection pedagogy and techniques. Students also will be trained in histology, embryology, and neuroanatomy. Additionally, students will be introduced to topics of research design, statistics, and educational research.

In Demand Field

Gross anatomy, the oldest scientific discipline of medicine, is the process through which medical students spend countless hours studying every system of the human body through human dissection. Although it is a fundamental element of medical education, there is a nationwide shortage of human anatomists.

Student studying an anatomical cross section of a human body.