Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Supported Degree Objectives

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Graduate Certificate

Required Supporting Documents

English Proficiency Requirements

  • The following English proficiency minimum scores are required by this program for the tests listed below. To view additional English proficiency options accepted by this program and the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars, visit the English Proficiency Requirements page.

IELTS (Academic Module): Minimum Overall Required Score: 7
Minimum section requirements:

  • Reading: 6.5
  • Listening: 6.5
  • Speaking: 6.5
  • Writing: 6

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements

  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Spring Summer
    December 1 Special Cases Only No Entry PhD
    March 1 Special Cases Only No Entry Graduate Certificate*

  • *Please note that the Graduate Certificate program is only for Purdue undergraduate students entering their senior year.

Program Contact Information

Additional Information

  • Completion of application procedures by the application deadline is strongly recommended, and applications received after this date may not be considered.
  • The Department of Biochemistry no longer requires a GRE score for admission.
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