Ph.D. On Campus

Biomedical Sciences

Colorado State University

36 months
30858 USD/year
30858 USD/year
15130 USD/year
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This Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University is a major location for biomedical education from undergraduate through postdoctorate and for translational biomedical research for Colorado State University.  Faculty members’ interests vary greatly from reproductive biology and endocrinology to neurotransmitters and molecular signal transduction.


This Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University is more comprehensive in scope than the research-based master's degree and is designed for motivated students who have the ability to develop critical thinking skills and conduct original research in one of the three primary areas of study in the Department of Biomedical Sciences: cardiovascular physiology, reproductive physiology, and neurobiology. 

Areas of Study (Research-based PhD Degree)

  • Animal reproduction
  • Assisted reproductive technologies
  • Cardiovascular/pulmonary physiology
  • Cell and molecular neurobiology
  • CNS regeneration and plasticity
  • Computer-assisted multimedia approaches to teaching
  • Developmental neurobiology
  • Developmental reproductive biology
  • Equine reproduction
  • Ion channel receptor structure/function
  • Molecular endocrinology
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Neurotransmitter receptor structure/function
  • Regulatory mechanisms of male & female reproduction
  • Reproductive physiology
  • Reproductive toxicology
  • Sensory physiology
  • Signal transduction
  • Structure and function correlation of the nervous system
  • Structure of membrane complexes
  • Theriogenology
  • Veterinary neurobiology

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Molecular Genetics
  • Mammalian Physiology 
  • Group Study: Topics in Neuroscience
  • Seminar: Biomedical Sciences
  • Group Study: Topics in Neuroscience
  • Developmental Neurobiology
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Metabolic Endocrinology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Interested applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered for this program. The Graduate Record Exam is required.
  • Interested applicants should contact faculty with shared research interests regarding the possibility of working with them as a graduate student. Students must secure the support of a faculty advisor to be admitted to this program.
  • To apply, complete the Online Graduate Application via the Graduate School.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30858 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 30858 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    30858 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 30858 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    15130 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15130 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
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