Ph.D. in Cancer Research
The Cancer Research Doctoral Program in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Science is an individualized program that considers each applicant’s educational background, career goals and interests in the admissions process. Students interested in applying for the fall semester are encouraged to apply no later than January or February of that year. Spring or summer admission is also possible.
Cancer Research Doctoral Program Admissions Requirements
- A bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or a related science field.
- Transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) performance. Course work in organic chemistry, biology, and mathematics through calculus or statistics. Biochemistry is also recommended but not required.
- Results from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), including verbal, quantitative and analytical writing scores. Subject test is not required.
- Three letters of recommendation from scientists or other individuals who can assess your talents and training.
- A statement of personal goals and career objectives.
Additional information on application requirements and deadlines can be found under the Admissions tab at http://unmc.edu/gradstudies/
Joyce Solheim, Ph.D.
Cancer Research Doctoral Program Director
University of Nebraska Medical Center
986805 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska 68198-6805
Email Joyce Solheim