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Florida Institute of Technology

Program in Biological Sciences

Melbourne, FL

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Overview

Florida Institute of Technology / Program in Biological Sciences is located in Melbourne, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biotechnology
Master of Science (MS) Ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 0
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Dissertations seminar, publications

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
4
Accepted
1
Enrolled
44%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.2, statement of objectives

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 March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Initiation of protein synthesis in eukaryotic cells, fixation of radioactive carbon, changes in DNA molecule, endangered or threatened avian and mammalian species, hydro acoustics and feeding preference of the West Indian manatee
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL  32901-6975
United States
Contact Dr. Ted Conway
Department Head
Email: tconway@fit.edu
Phone: 321-674-8491

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