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Florida State University

Specialization in Cell and Molecular Biology

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

Florida State University / Specialization in Cell and Molecular Biology is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Teaching experience, seminar presentation
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching experience; seminar presentation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
16
Accepted
9
Enrolled
31%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum upper-division GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum upper-division GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 1.92%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.92%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (18)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular biology; genetics and genomics; developmental biology and gene expression; cell structure, function, and motility; chromatin structure and function; biophysical and structural biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1063 King Building
319 Stadium Drive
Tallahassee, FL  32306-4295
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas A. Houpt
Professor and Associate Chair
Email: houpt@bio.fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-4783
Fax: 850-644-8447

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