Ph.D. On Campus

Molecular Genetics

The Ohio State University

36 months
40507 USD/year
37140 USD/year
12424 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The graduate program in molecular genetics offers a course of study and research leading to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree. The Molecular Genetics programme is offered by The Ohio State University. 



Our program provides a full spectrum of research training opportunities with the underlying common theme of  molecular genetics. Research in individual faculty laboratories focuses on fundamental questions in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. The Molecular Genetics programme is offered by The Ohio State University. 

The graduate faculty in the department study a wide range of exciting problems in molecular genetics using model organisms. The breadth of faculty interests and expertise will ensure that any graduate student will receive a stellar education and will be exposed to research questions which align with their interests and hone their skills. The goal of our graduate program is to train scientists who will be able to establish themselves as independent researchers in academia, government or industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems of Genetic Analysis
  • DNA Transactions and Gene Regulation 
  • First Year Student Orientation
  • Advances in Cell Biology
  •  Developmental Genetics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The equivalent of a four-year bachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited college or university, earned by the expected date of entry into your graduate program.
  • A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale or equivalent) for the last bachelor's or advanced degree earned.
  • Transcripts or other credentials documenting that you have completed prerequisite academic work.
  • Standardized test score (GRE or GMAT)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40507 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40507 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    37140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37140 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    12424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12424 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Columbus

940 - 1520 USD /month
Living costs

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