Graduate Student

Carol Peretz from Powell Lab searches for ants in Costa Rica. 

The Department of Biological Sciences offers programs leading to the Master of Sciences and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The Department's graduate program is highly interactive. Students move easily between fields within the department and interact with other programs and institutions on and off campus. Graduate research is generally in one of two areas:

The Department is involved in several special graduate programs collaborating researchers, faculty, and facilities at GW and elsewhere in the Washington area. Financial support is available on a competitive basis. Applications for the Fall 2019 semester are due December 1, 2018.

For detailed information on procedures for fulfilling graduate degree requirements see the Biology Graduate Program Guidelines and the Columbian College's Graduate Student Handbook. A memorandum outlining the procedures for the graduate program in the Department of Biological Sciences can be found here.


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