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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 required
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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