Bulletin Publication Policy

This Graduate School Bulletin is published every other year by the Medical College of Wisconsin. The right to alter the contents at any time is reserved by the College. The College reserves the right to increase tuition without prior notice. It further reserves the right to alter the schedule of courses, the requirements for degrees and other regulations affecting the student body. Such requirements and regulations are considered effective whenever determined by a particular department or by a general College directive.MCW statue

The student is expected to keep himself/herself well informed with respect to regulations and requirements.

This school is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.

Non-Discrimination Policy: The Medical College of Wisconsin offers all its educational programs and services, including admissions, and all employment opportunities, conditions and benefits, including recruitment, selection, promotion, pay, use of facilities, and retirement, without discrimination, as defined by applicable federal and state laws, executive regulations and orders. The Medical College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment. The Medical

College of Wisconsin does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, color, disability, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, arrest record, conviction record, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or the State of Wisconsin or use or nonuse of lawful products of the College’s premises during nonworking hours in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other College administered programs and activities. All communications and questions concerning this policy should be directed to:

Vice President Human Resources
Office of Human Resources and Affirmative Action
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226
(414) 955-4145

The 2012-2014 Graduate School Bulletin of The Medical College of Wisconsin is prepared by the Office of Communications and the Graduate School Office. Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the contents at the copy deadline, September 1, 2012.


The Higher Learning Commission, 30 N. La Salle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (800) 621-7440, has accredited The Medical College of Wisconsin for graduate level studies leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in biochemistry, biophysics, biostatistics, cell and developmental biology, microbiology and molecular genetics, pharmacology and toxicology, and physiology, and public and community health, as well as studies leading to the Master of Arts degree in bioethics and Master of Science degrees in medical informatics, healthcare technologies management, bioinformatics, epidemiology, and Master of Public Health degree.

In 2011, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) awarded a full, eight-year accreditation to the Medical College, the longest period of accreditation possible. The LCME is the accreditation body for all U.S. medical schools.