The purpose of each option is to prepare the student for either a professional career or for further graduate study. This goal is achieved through a balance of course work and research activities. The doctor of philosophy degree is offered for students who want to carry out advanced research in the biological sciences. A student's research can encompass any area represented by a faculty member. The objective is to prepare the student at the highest academic level for a productive career in research, teaching, and/or administration.
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