Requirements: A Bachelor's degree or its equivalent is required for admission to the Doctoral program. A previously earned Master's degree is NOT required to enter the program.
Expected background: Prior to admission students should have a strong undergraduate background in biology including physics, organic and inorganic chemistry, calculus, and advanced Biology courses.
The Rackham Graduate School oversees the requirements of all Ph.D. degrees. Applications are made online through Rackham.
Among the materials required for applications are:
- general Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
- a statement of research interests and experience
- three letters of recommendation
- transcripts from all academic institutions attended
See the Rackham admissions site for more information.
Deadline: All application materials must be submitted by January 5.
Ph.D. candidates are accepted Fall term only.