Aerospace Medicine, MS

Parent Entity: 
Medicine, Boonshoft School of » Population and Public Health Sciences
Program Type: 
Master
Degree Type: 
Master of Science

Program Description:

The aerospace medicine Master of Science degree program is conducted by the Boonshoft School of Medicine's Department of Community Health, Division of Aerospace Medicine. The program is the preventive medicine specialty that  promotes the health and functional well-being of pilots, astronauts and other flight crew members as well as all other people traveling in air or space. Our physician trainees endeavor to discover, prevent and manage various adverse  physiological responses of the normal healthy individual to the hostile aerospace environment, and learn to manage common medical problems associated with aerospace flights. Operationally related training includes life-support systems, aircraft and spacecraft accident investigation and aerospace human factors. Aerospace medical certification of pilots, astronauts and other flight crew members is also an important part of this training.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Must independently meet the requirements for admission to the Wright State University's Graduate School.
  2. M.D. or equivalent medical degree
  3. International physicians only. Demonstrated proficiency in English is required. If the applicant's native language is not English, a minimum score of 213 (CBT) or 79/120 (IBT) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required or a band 6 through the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Students who have earned a degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university are exempted from the TOEFL requirement. For the latest information, international physicians are advised to refer to the general requirements of Wright State's University Center for International Education (UCIE).

Program Learning Outcomes:

The learning outcomes are centered on graduate pass rate for the American Board of Preventive Medicine - Aerospace Medicine certification exam.

Facilities:

Division of Aerospace Medicine, 3155 Research Blvd, Suite 201, Kettering, OH 45420

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