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East Tennessee State University / Department of Biomedical Sciences is located in Johnson City, TN, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Anatomy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmaceutical sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Quantitative biosciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmacology

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Comprehensive qualifying exam; one-year residency



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 29th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 29th No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, minimum of 60 credit hours beyond the baccalaureate degree
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: Cardiovascular, infectious disease, neurosciences, cancer, immunology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 70582
Stanton-Gerber Hall B206
Johnson City, TN  37614
United States
Contact Theo Hagg
Phone: 423-439-6294
Fax: 423-439-2140