Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Mississippi State University

Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS
location
Public
type
Small
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
53
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
22%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Plant Pathology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Biochemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Entomology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some and final oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required and preliminary oral and written exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

22% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 22
    • Accepted 5
    • Acceptance Rate 22
    • Enrolled 3
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 500 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races-1%
    • Unknown or International Student23%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty37
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchFish nutrition, plant and animal molecular biology, plant biochemistry, enzymology, lipid metabolism, chromatin, cell wall synthesis in rice, a model grass bioenergy species and the source of rice Stover residues using reverse genetic and functional genomic and proteomic approaches
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Mississippi State University

PO Box 9560
Mississippi State, MS 39762
United States

Dr. Jeffrey Dean

Professor and Head

Phone: 662-325-2640
Fax: 662-325-8664
Email: jd1891@msstate.edu

Marina Hunt

Admissions and Enrollment Assistant

Phone: 662-325-5188
Email: mhunt@grad.msstate.edu

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