Degree Program Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences

The Ph.D. in biomedical sciences program is geared toward motivated students who want to become part of a robust and vibrant scientific community and can think critically and conduct research. The four- to five-year program includes flexible, customized coursework; in-depth lab experiences and exploration through rotations; a supportive, small-cohort experience; and unique access to a diverse range of research models within CSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

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Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Biomedical Sciences offers undergraduate through postdoctoral education guided by dedicated faculty who pursue translational research in the disciplines of anatomy, neurobiology, pharmacology, physiology, and reproductive biology. More than 30 specialty laboratories allow students to gain hands-on learning experiences tailored to individualized interests and goals in human and animal health and disease.

Program Highlights

  • Small cohort size

  • Personalized plan of study and customized coursework

  • Individualized research tailored to students' career interests

  • Supportive research culture

  • Opportunities to present at national and international conferences and meetings

  • A One Health veterinary college advantage

Research Opportunities

Exciting research opportunities with our world-renowned, award-winning faculty span from the molecular and cellular level to large animal and translational research in the following general areas:

Application Information and Deadlines

This program starts only in the fall. Interested applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered for this program.

To apply, complete the Online Graduate Application via the Graduate School between August 21 and December 15.

Select candidates will be invited for interview rounds with final selections made by March 1.

Date Action
December 15 Admission deadline
March 1 Admission decisions made

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