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New Course-Type M.S. Degree Program Now Available

Prospective Graduate Student Information

  • The Department offers a Ph.D. in Biological Science and both Thesis and Course-Type M.S. degrees in Biological Science.
  • All students admitted in the Ph.D or Thesis M.S. programs are offered full financial support.
  • Research specializations ranging from ecology and evolution to molecular and cellular biology are available for graduate study.
  • Over 40 faculty and 100 graduate students in the program.

The graduate program is divided into three areas, Cell and Molecular Biology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Neuroscience. Before applying students should carefully examine the research specializations of the faculty and identify faculty labs in which they would like to study. In addition to applying, students are strongly encouraged to contact faculty directly.



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Degree Requirements

Financial Aid

Research Specializations of the Faculty

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Information from The Graduate School

Special application deadline for the Course-Type M.S. degree for Fall 2015 admissions is 11:59 PM EST, June 1, 2015.

Application Deadline for Thesis M.S. and Ph.D programs for Fall 2015 Admission is 11:59 PM EST, December 1, 2014.