The College of Arts and Sciences offers doctoral degrees in Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Health and Environmental Chemistry, and Medical Physics.
Centered in the Department of Biological Sciences, the Biological and Biomedical Sciences program requires a strong academic background in biology including cellular and molecular biology.
The Doctor of Philosophy in Biological and Biomedical Sciences allows the student to conduct research in any one of a variety of disciplines within biology. Areas of research include biochemistry, cell biology, cancer biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, immunology, microbiology, physiology, and stem cell biology. A student in the program will conduct dissertation research under the direction of a faculty member in or affiliated with the Department of Biological Sciences. More detailed information on the department's faculty research interests and activities can be found by visiting the faculty research webpage.