Southern Methodist University

Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

Biological Sciences


The Office of Research and Graduate Studies
P.O. Box 750240

Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX 75275

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.A.;M.S.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Biological Sciences offers graduate programs leading to the M.S.,M,A., or Ph.D. degrees, but concentration is on the doctoral program. Major areas of emphasis are molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, and biochemistry. Furthermore, it is the aim of the the dept to prepare students for careers in teaching and research. In 2002, the department moved into the Dedman Life Sciences building, a state-of-the-art research facility. New equipment includes a confocal microscrope, a flow cytometer, electron spin resonance instrumentation, and a computer workstation for protein modeling.


SMU is fully accredited by SACS

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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