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General Admissions Requirements

Cell and Molecular Biology

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics


 

 

Ph.D. Programs

The Ph.D. program prepares students for a career in science as an independent scientific investigator. Students conduct exciting research on the forefront of science and make significant discoveries during the course of their study. Upon completion of the Ph.D. requirements, students will earn a doctorate degree and will have been fully trained to conduct research projects in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology or Biochemistry in an academic, industrial or governmental position and will be qualified to teach at the college and university level.

Degrees offered:

Basic Requirements for Completion:

  • One year of coursework in Cell and Molecular Biology, or Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, and research experience in three different laboratories
  • Pass Qualifying Examination for admission to candidacy for the Ph.D. degree
  • Conduct an original research project in advisor's laboratory and write dissertation
  • Dissertation defense

Ph.D. Program Guidelines:

Cell and Molecular Biology

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics


 

 

M.S. Programs

The M.S. program prepares students for a career in science as a scientist fully trained in the methods of reasoning, techniques and skills used in modern molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry. Upon completion of the M.S. requirements, students will earn a master's degree and will have been trained to conduct research projects in molecular biology, cell biology or biochemistry and will be qualified for an exciting scientific career in academia, industry or government.

Degrees offered:

Basic Requirements for Completion of M.S. in Cell & Molecular Biology or Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics :

  • One year of coursework in Cell & Molecular Biology or Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
  • Research experience in three different laboratories
  • One -two years on a research project in advisor's laboratory
  • Thesis on research project

M.S. Program Guidelines

Cell and Molecular Biology

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics


 

 

Personal Laptop Requirements

Cell and Molecular Biology Laptop Requirements

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