Biological Sciences - Cell Biology - M.S. and Ph.D. Download to print
College of Arts and Sciences
The Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Biological Sciences–Cell Biology is an individualized program of study and research that prepares students for career opportunities in teaching and research in academic, governmental and industrial settings. A core series of courses sets a rigorous foundation in theory, experimental design and technical knowledge of contemporary investigations at the cellular level of organization. Areas of research include developmental biology, cellular and developmental neuroscience, immunology, reproductive biology, cellular endocrinology and molecular genetics.
Admission into the M.S.: official transcript(s); 3.0 GPA; GRE (general test); goal statement; three letters of recommendation; list of up to five potential faculty advisors and undergraduate coursework roughly equivalent to a Biology minor. Before admission can be completed, a prospective student must be accepted by a faculty member in the program who will act as advisor.
Please refer to the University policy for graduate admissions.
M.S.: Minimum 32 total credit hours.
M.S.: A thesis and final defense is required.
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