University of Pittsburgh

Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology


4200 Fifth Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States


1-412- 624-9300

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.;M.D./Ph.D.-Joint Degree Program, M.S.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MCDB graduate program provides training in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology leading towards theattainment of a Ph.D. degree. In their first year, students take a modular core course, a seminar course, and do three research rotations from which they have over twenty faculty advisors to choose. At the end of their first year, students begin their thesis work with their chosen mentor and typically defend their Ph. D. thesis after four years of research.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: To determine eligiblity for federal student aid, students should begin by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal School Code: 00337900

Locale: Large City

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