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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Cell biology and molecular genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell biology and molecular genetics
Master of Science (MS) Plant biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular and cellular biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.33%
Black or African American 2.33%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 11.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

82
Total faculty
Full-time - 79
Part-time - 3
Male (52)
Female (30)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cytoskeletal activity, membrane biology, cell division, genetics and genomics, virology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,650,585

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Norma Andrews
Chair
Email: andrewsn@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-8418

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