Department of Biological Sciences

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Ph.D. in Biology

The curriculum leading to a doctoral degree typically takes about five years. The emphasis is to train scientists who can be principal investigators, or group leaders, running their own laboratories in academia or industry. Select Ph.D. students receive tuition waivers and a competitive stipend. Recent Ph.D. students in the area of cell/molecular biology have received outstanding postdoctoral placements at institutions such as Berkeley, Duke, Johns Hopkins and Cold Spring Harbor.

Master of Science (M.S.) in Biology (Thesis or Non-Thesis options)

The curriculum leading to a master's degree typically takes two to two and a half years. Application information is available from the UToledo Graduate School. Select M.S. graduate students receive tuition waivers and a modest stipend for which they teach one or two laboratory sessions a week to undergraduate students. Recent M.S. graduates have landed excellent research positions in industry, as well as medical schools, including Procter and Gamble, Pfizer, Pharmacia, Abbott Labs and Glaxo-Smith-Kline.

Last Updated: 8/22/23