As the healthcare industry expands, the need for anatomy instructors is now higher than ever. Strategically prepare yourself for a career that’s in demand with a Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology degree from Liberty University.
With this degree, you will gain hundreds of hours of teaching experience in human anatomy. And you will become a classroom-ready anatomy instructor at any undergraduate, graduate, or medical school. Gain the rewarding opportunity of preparing students in the healthcare field for careers in nursing, physical therapy, and medicine.
You can also take advantage of our second degree option, and earn an M.S. in Biomedical Sciences while completing your Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology.
The Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology degree program is teaching intensive. Your coursework will include teaching practicums in areas such as cadaver dissection, cell biology, zoology, human biology, anatomy and physiology, and more.
Select your own area of emphasis in your teaching so you can influence the direction your experience takes.
As part of the program, you will also complete a research dissertation. You'll gain research experience first through rotations with 2-3 faculty members and have ready-to-publish research results.
Most of your instruction-based coursework is completed in your first two years allowing you to focus on your own teaching as well as your research project.