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Biological Sciences

Program Description:

The graduate programs in biological sciences are designed to offer a broad, multi-disciplinary, modern education in the life sciences coupled with the development of in-depth expertise and research training within a specialized area.

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Degrees Offered: 





Biological Sciences

Part-Time or Full-Time: 

Full-time (Ph.D.)
Full-time, Part-time (M.S.)

Online or On Campus:  On campus

Accelerated Program

Admissions Requirements

GRE General Test waived for Fall 2021 applicants, optional for subsequent semesters
Strong undergraduate training in calculus, cell biology, general biology, genetics, organic chemistry, physics, and statistics recommended  

Term of Admission: Fall

Domestic Application Deadlines: January 1

International Application Deadlines: January 1

Contact Us

Main Contact Info: 

410-455-3669 (UMBC)

Graduate Program Director:

Michelle Starz-Gaiano, 410-455-2217,

Graduate Program Coordinator:  

Brandy Darcey, 410-455-3669,


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