2020-2021 Admission Requirements for the Graduate Major in Molecular Biology

Admissions Requirements for the Graduate Major in Molecular Biology


APPLYING

After exploring options and choosing a specific program, follow the steps on our University’s graduate application process:

Deadlines to apply

December 1, 2019

Admission Limited to

Fall

Exams & GRE Types

GRE: Optional. MCAT scores may be submitted by applicants with M.D. degrees.

Letters of Recommendation

3

UCLA-Wide Graduate Admissions Requirements

Degree-Specific Admissions Requirements

In addition to the University's minimum requirements and those listed above, a statement of purpose is required.

Medical students seeking M.D./Ph.D. degrees may apply to the Ph.D. program via the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). M.D.s seeking a Ph.D. may apply via the Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Program. These applicants are expected to have identified a dissertation supervisor (chair of the doctoral committee). In addition to the applicant's submission of the Application for Graduate Admission, the applicant's prospective mentor must complete and submit the MBIDP Mentorship Application

Program Name

Molecular Biology

Molecular Biology is the major for the following home areas in Graduate Programs in Bioscience: Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology; Cell and Developmental Biology; Gene Regulation, Epigenomics and Transcriptomics; and Immunity, Microbes and Molecular Pathogensis; and is an interdepartmental program. Interdepartmental programs provide an integrated curriculum of several disciplines.

Leading to the
degree of

M.S., Ph.D.

Major Code

0573

Address

172 Boyer Hall
611 Charles E. Young Drive East
Box 951570
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1570

Phone

(310) 794-4256

Email

mbigrad@lifesci.ucla.edu

Website

www.mbi.ucla.edu/mbidp/