Ph.D. On Campus

Oncological Sciences

University of Utah

36 months
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
1176 USD/credit 35280 USD/year
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This Oncological Sciences program is offered at the University of Utah.


Learning outcomes

Independent laboratory research for not less than three years after the bachelor’s degree, preliminary written and oral examinations, and a written dissertation defended through an oral examination. No specific number of credit hours is required. Course work in departments related to the dissertation subject is suggested. New Oncological Sciences at University of Utah students become acquainted with the research program of various faculty members through laboratory rotations.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Intro to Occupational Epidemiology
  • Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene
  • Administration and Management of Health and Safety Programs
  • Biostatistics
  • Occupational Safety and Health Solutions
  • Ergonomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Student should have a B average in undergraduate work and show promise of scholarly development of ideas and sound reasoning. An adequate background in the biological sciences is required, as is the GRE.
  • Graduate admission of Ph.D. students in the areas of molecular biology (biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, or development) and biological chemistry is done through two campus-wide Interdepartmental Graduate Programs: Molecular Biology Program and Biological Chemistry Program. Students are admitted by one of the programs and supported financially for their first year of graduate study. Thereafter, they choose a thesis advisor and affiliate with one of the participating departments.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    35280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1176 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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