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Chatham University

Program in Biology

Pittsburgh, PA

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Chatham University

Overview

Chatham University / Program in Biology is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Human biology
Master of Science (MS) Environmental biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 52

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

180
Applied
108
Accepted
39
Enrolled
60%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 16.67%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.67%
Asian 15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

3
Total faculty
Full-time - 1
Part-time - 2
Male (2)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular evolution of iron homeostasis, characteristics of soil bacterial communities, gene flow through seed movement, role of gonadotropins in spermatogonial proliferation, phosphatide/inositol metabolism in epithelial cells
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA  15232-2826
United States
Contact Dr. Lisa Lambert
Director
Email: lambert@chatham.edu
Phone: 412-365-1217