Admission to the Ph.D. in Molecular Bioscience
The doctoral program in Molecular Bioscience follows the general University requirements for admission to graduate studies and admission to the graduate programs in the Department of Biological Sciences. All Ph.D. program applicants are required to submit their GRE scores.
For students in the current M.S. program, credit will be given for courses taken within the Department of Biological Sciences at Seton Hall University with a grade of 3.0 or above that meet the Ph.D. course requirements. A maximum of 30 credits may be accepted towards the Ph.D. program.
For students who have obtained M.S. degrees outside the Department of Biological Sciences at Seton Hall University, courses will be evaluated and a maximum of 30 credits may be accepted towards the Ph.D. program.
Applicants are required to submit a personal statement describing their scientific background, including: 1) previous laboratory training from coursework and/or work experience and 2) career goals. Three letters of recommendation, CV and GRE score are also required.
Foreign students must provide proper immigration documents and TOEFL score. Official transcripts must be evaluated by World Education Services for all foreign institutions.
The deadline for graduate applications is March 1 for the fall semester, and individuals interested in applying for a teaching or research assistantship are strongly encouraged to apply by March 1. Applications are also accepted for the spring semester with a November 1 deadline. This program does not review applications for the summer semester.