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How to Apply

How to Apply for Admission to the Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program

The Cellular and Molecular Biology Program offers both Ph.D. and M.S. degrees, although preference for admission is given to students applying to the Ph.D. program. All students admitted to the program are offered full financial support.  If you are interested in graduate research in Cell and Molecular Biology at Florida State but would like more information, please feel free to contact any of our faculty directly by e-mail.  Faculty e-mail addresses can be found through the Cell and Molecular Biology Faculty page

The departmental contact person for information on the graduate programs in Biological Science is Ben Miller, e-mail:, Phone: 850.644.3023, FAX: 850.644.9829

To apply for either our PhD or MS programs:

The application to Florida State University must be submitted online (see link below). The Admissions pages prompt you to choose the Ph.D. or M.S. degree and to select the graduate program (select the Major "Biological Science").

Application materials, including supporting documents should be submitted online only. The official transcript from your undergraduate institution is the only document that should be submitted in paper form.

Applications will not be reviewed until all materials, including the application processing fee, have been received.

Application Date

Applications must be submitted by December 1st.

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The link for the Florida State University online graduate application forms and guidelines can be found on this web page:


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