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Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Biological Sciences


The cross-disciplinary and integrative training approach emphasized in the programs is the future of scientific research, and faculty are committed to providing graduate students with skills to be successful in a range of careers. The interdisciplinary sciences PhD program is a 77- to 84-semester-hour program. A comprehensive exam, written dissertation, presentation, and defense are required of all doctoral candidates. 

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IDPBS Research and Assistantship Funding

Students admitted to the IDPBS biology concentration are guaranteed assistantship support for five years through a combination of teaching and research assistantships provided that they are making acceptable progress toward degree completion.