The Molecular Biosciences Program offers a MS degree. The MS requirements include a minimum of 24 course credits and 6 research credits. All students must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better to remain in the program.


Application deadline for the MS programs is April 1st.

Our programs that offer the MS degree:

Program Name Program Code
Cell & Developmental Biology 16:148
Microbiology & Molecular Genetics 16:681
Physiology & Integrative Biology 16:761


Admissions Requirements

  • BA or BS degree, preferably in a biological area
  • Two years of biology-related courses
  • One year of math, chemistry, and physics
  • GRE General Test
  • TOEFL for those in which English is not the native language
  • 3 letters of reference