How to Apply
To be considered for admission:
Please answer the following questions in your 2-page personal statement:
- What do you want to do in the future (your career)? Why do you want to obtain this degree? How will it help you in your future career?
- Why are you a good fit for our program? What are your strengths? What will help us be comfortable with knowing that you will be successful in our program?
- If pursuing the PhD or Master of Science (thesis), what is your research area of interest? Who would be the best match for your interest? Why?
3 Letters of Recommendation:
- Preferred: Academic references (e.g. instructors and research mentors)
- Acceptable: Managers and supervisors
- Should speak to more than one of the following characteristics: academic knowledge and skills; ethics and integrity; dependability and consistency; oral communication; written communication; working with others; leadership; independence and initiative; likelihood for success in our program.
- Not Acceptable: Co-workers, friends, and family
GRE is waived for those with:
- Professional credentials with a board certifying test (MD, RDN, RN, etc) or
- A previous master’s degree (MBA, MS, etc) or
- At least 9 graduate level credits with a B or better
- Graduate/professional exams (LSAT, MCAT, MAT, etc) or
- A face-to-face or virtual interview with a program faculty member and a 30-minute timed writing sample
- Organic Chemistry
- Courses can be completed at any institution (community college or university)
4-year BS or BA with a 3.0 GPA or higher
- If your GPA is below a 3.0, you will need to complete at least 9 graduate level credits with a B or better to demonstrate ability to be successful before applying.
|Entry Semester||Application Deadlines and Details|
|Fall||Jun 25 (US); Mar 1 (Int)|
|Spring||Nov 25 (US); Jul 15 (Int)|
|Summer 1||Mar 25 (US); Dec 15 (Int)|
|Summer 2||May 10 (US); Dec 15 (Int)|