Biological Sciences - Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, Ph.D. | Kent State University | Kent, United States
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The Biological Sciences - Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics degree from Kent State University is an individualized program of study and research that prepares students for career opportunities in teaching and research in academic, governmental and industrial settings. 

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Overview

A core series of courses sets a rigorous foundation in theory, experimental design and technical knowledge of contemporary investigations at the cellular level of organization. Areas of research include developmental biology, cellular and developmental neuroscience, immunology, reproductive biology, cellular endocrinology and molecular genetics.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Biological Sciences - Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics degree from Kent State University will be able to:

  • Understand advanced biological concepts beyond the scope of the typical undergraduate degree and to increase the depth of their knowledge through coursework and hands-on experiences
  • Apply scientific principles and appreciate work outside of their particular field
  • Effectively communicate about science with colleagues as well as those outside of the student's area of expertise
  • Develop the necessary laboratory skills that will allow testing of hypotheses

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Statistics 
  • Bioenergetics
  • Eukaryotic Cell Biology
  • Selected Readings in Eukaryotic Cell Biology
  • Responsible Conduct in Research and Teaching-biological Sciences 
  • Seminar in Biology

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94

Credits

60 SCH

60-90

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.750 GPA on a 4.000-point scale
  • Strong background in biology and related subjects such as chemistry and mathematics1
  • Official transcript(s) - copies of official transcripts can be submitted for initial review of application
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement that clearly explains why the applicant wishes to pursue an advanced degree and describes research experience and interest; statement must include a list of potential faculty mentors
  • Three letters of recommendation that comment on chance of success in an advanced degree program, with minimum one from someone who can comment on research aptitude
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21578 USD/year
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  • National

    21578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21578 USD per year
  • In-State

    12471 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12471 USD per year

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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