PhD 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, bioinformatics, or other science field.
- Transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) performance. Course work in organic chemistry, biology, and mathematics. Biochemistry is also recommended but not required.
- Three letters of recommendation from scientists or other individuals who can assess your talents and training. Letters that attest to your ability to successfully complete a research-oriented PhD are preferred.
- A statement of personal goals and career objectives.
- GRE scores will not be required as part of the initial application. However, if you choose to submit GRE scores, the scores will be considered during application review. Depending on the scores, they could either enhance or diminish the chance of acceptance.
Additional information on application requirements and deadlines can be found under the Admissions tab at http://unmc.edu/gradstudies/
Joyce Solheim, PhD
Cancer Research Doctoral Program Director
University of Nebraska Medical Center
986805 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska 68198-6805
Email Joyce Solheim