Graduate Program Overview

The School of Biological Sciences comprises research groups that span the broad spectrum of the life sciences. Reflecting this diversity, graduate training is provided through two focused graduate programs. Each program features its own research emphases, journal clubs, and requirements for advanced degrees. Multiple faculty members participate in more than one graduate program.

Please click the links below to learn more about each program and the application process, or contact Shannon Nielsen, the Graduate Program Coordinator, for more information.

**** applications for Fall 2021 have closed. We encourage prospective students to apply next fall for fall 2022. Applications will be due in December 2021.****

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For questions or additional information please contact:
Shannon Nielsen
Graduate Program Coordinator
Email: email Shannon Nielsen
(801) 581-5636

Many of our faculty members also participate in the interdepartmental programs in Molecular Biology, Biological Chemistry, Neuroscience. These programs have their own admissions processes that are independent from the School of Biological Sciences. Please see the websites of these programs for details about their specific admissions requirements and application processes.

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