Genetics and Genomics


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Ph.D. Offered: Yes

Master's Offered: Master of Science (M.S.)

Online Degrees: None

Area(s) of Specialization (will appear on all ISU transcripts after graduation): Computational Molecular Biology (M.S., Ph.D.); Predictive Phenomics in Plants (Ph.D.);

Area(s) of Emphasis (for program use only): All major areas of theoretical and experimental genetics. Animal, Plant, Molecular, Microbial, Bacterial, Biochemical, Genomics and Metagenomics, Statistical, Developmental, Neurogenetics, Gene Expression, Disease Genetics, Computational, Virology, Evolution and Population Genetics.

Ph.D. Degree Outcomes

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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Contact: Carla Harris
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ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: For best opportunities, February 1 for fall admissions, September 1 for spring admission. Applications accepted year round.

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Program Requires GMAT : No

Statement detailing past research experience and present research interests at Iowa State
We would appreciate it if your supplemental materials (resume, research experience, research interests) were submitted as a pdf into the on-line application system.
If you are unable to upload the supplement information, you may send to

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 550
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 79
PTE 53

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application

Mailing Address if needed:

Genetics and Genomics
2014 Molecular Biology
2437 Pammel Drive
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-1079