6 months
Duration
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Foundations for Biomedical Science PhDs Serving Indigenous Cultures (Certificate NDP) program from University of Arizona is designed to provide American Indian/Alaskan Native students with a rigorous research and educational program that honors Indigenous perspectives and nurtures a strong sense of well-being and belonging.

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Overview

This Foundations for Biomedical Science PhDs Serving Indigenous Cultures (Certificate NDP) program from University of Arizona will enhance the confidence and success of participants and their matriculation into strong biomedical PhD programs and subsequently increase the diversity of PhD-level scientists. 

College of Medicine

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson provides state-of-the-art programs of medical education, groundbreaking research opportunities, and leading-edge patient care. As Arizona’s only MD degree-granting college, the UA College of Medicine is proud to be a resource for the state and its people.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research 
  • Mechanisms of Human Diseases
  • Biostatistics in Public Health
  • Traditional Indian Medicine:  Health, Healing, and Well Being
  • Mexican Traditional Medicine:  An Overview of Indigenous Curing Cultures
  • Issues in Native American Health:  An Introduction to Critical Thinking

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

13 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A tribal member of an affiliated American Indian/Alaskan Native tribe
  • Must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Must have graduated or be in the process of graduating with a baccalaureate degree in a biomedically relevant science from an accredited US college or university (no more than 36 months prior to applying to UA PREPs certificate program
  • Must not be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program
  • Must plan to enter a PhD program in a biomedical field after successful completion of certificate program

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 6 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 6 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5969 USD per semester during 6 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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