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Graduate School Handbook


The Graduate School Handbook is aimed at providing you with insights into preparing for entry into graduate programs in the Biological Sciences. Although a rigorous undergraduate education in the Biological Sciences is an essential starting point for a career in the life sciences, many of the most challenging and satisfying careers in biology require post-undergraduate training. Download the Graduate School Handbook.


The Biological Sciences faculty constructed this handbook from decades of involvement in higher education, experiences helping former and current students get placed into graduate programs, and from websites of other institutuions. Dr. Craig Hood drafted the bulk of the text and the faculty contributed additions and edits. Handbook illustrations by Jean Cassels.