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The first step in the admissions process for the PhD in Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Sciences program is to ensure you are on track to complete the requirements in time to apply prior to be submission deadline.

The Fall 2024 admission application will open in September 2023.
The application submission deadline is December 15, 2023.

Application Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy, chemistry, biology, or a related scientific area

Bachelor’s degree must be obtained from a regionally accredited U.S. institution.

Official Transcripts

Official Transcripts are required from all institutions attended.

Personal Statement

Using 500 words or less you will describe (1) your educational background, (2) your areas of interest in biotechnology and pharmaceutical sciences, and (3) additional information that would strengthen the application, such as achievements or overcoming adversity.

Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Three letters of recommendations

Admission tests, such as the GRE, MCAT or DAT are not required. However, applicants may submit their scores if they wish.

International Applicants

We are working diligently to register the PhD program with SEVIS and earn approval to consider international applications. Although, we are unable to consider international applicants for Fall 2024 admission cycle. We hope to complete our registration and consider international applicants for the Fall 2025 admission cycle.


Preparing And Submitting Your Application

The apply now page will provide you with instructions for submitting your application. There are a number of supporting materials that make up your completed application, and it is essential that you properly submit these materials by the deadline.