University of North Dakota

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Anatomy and Cell Biology - Doctorate


University Ave

Grand Forks, ND 58202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.; M.D. / Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology masters program exists to prepare students for life-long learning and careers in research and teaching in the anatomical and cell biological sciences. The program provides a quality academic curriculum that emphasizes training, mentoring, and practical experience in state-of-the-art research and in teaching. Goal 1: Students will possess and be capable of applying knowledge and understanding of the anatomical and cell biological sciences as they encounter new or unfamiliar problems in broader contexts related to their field of study. Goal 2: Students will demonstrate the ability to develop and apply ideas in a research context. Goal 3: Students will possess communication skills necessary to relate the results of their scholarly work clearly and convincingly to others, and to teach effectively the anatomical and cell biological sciences. Goal 4: Students will recognize and adhere to ethical principles, exhibit professional behavioral standards, and fulfill their professional responsibilities to their institution, the scientific community and society in general.


UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UND also holds many special accreditation's at the college, department, or program level.

International Student Requirements:

All graduate applicants must demonstrate academic-level proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission. This requirement must be met by all applicants, regardless of citizenship, residency, or nation of birth. No applicants will be considered for admission until the English Language Proficiency is met. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for ways in which this requirement can be met.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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