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Hampton University

Department of Biological Sciences

Hampton, VA

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Hampton University

Overview

Hampton University / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Hampton, VA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Environmental science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
0%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

2
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 100%
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular mechanisms responsible for initiation, promotion, and progression of breast, colon, prostate, thyroid, and skin cancers; isolation and characterization of bacteria in natural and contaminated environments and study of probable uses in biocontrol, diabetes, and hypertension
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Cemetery Road
Hampton, VA  23668
United States
Contact Dr. Jermel Watkins
Chair
Email: jermel.watkins@hamptonu.edu
Phone: 757-727-5267