Prior to final submission of materials for application, successful candidates will typically have conversed with (via email, telephone, or
in person) at least one tenure-track faculty member in one of the Biology Departments
(Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology or Department of Ecology, Evolution,
and Organismal Biology) concerning potential thesis research projects and the willingness
of the faculty member to accept graduate students.
This program reviews applications for Fall semesters only. The priority application
deadline is January 15th and the final deadline is May 1.
Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended. Must be in a sealed envelope from the
institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to email@example.com.
Statement of Interests - Can be uploaded into the online application. Should indicate research area of interest, KSU faculty member that could potentially
supervise research within your area of interest, career goals, and background information
that may be relevant to succeeding in the MSIB program.
Two Letters of Recommendation - Can be sent electronically through the online application. Should be from persons familiar with the applicant's potential to complete successful