Immerse yourself in the study of living organisms, conduct original research and prepare to succeed as a scholar or researcher.
A changing world demands scientists with advanced skills and the ability to solve problems. The Ph.D. in Biology at UND combines excellence in academics with world-class facilities and research opportunities to prepare you for a career in research or academics.
- Program type:
- Doctoral Degree
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 4-6 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a doctorate in biology?
Biology Ph.D. at UND
Conduct original, independent research and publish your findings in peer-reviewed outlets.
Work in state-of-the-art facilities including vertebrate and invertebrate museums, tissue culture facilities, molecular biology labs, four field stations and expansive landscapes of the northern plains.
Enjoy financial support from a teaching assistantship, research assistantship or fellowship/traineeship.
Participate in internships or experiential learning supported by local and national programs such as the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) and the National Institutes of Health Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (NIH-SURF).
You'll have the opportunity to tailor your coursework to your primary areas of research, whether it's conservation biology, grassland ecology, or study of animals and their parasites.
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Invest in Education at UND
Immerse yourself in high-level research at state-of-the-art facilities and in the field.