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University of Maryland, College Park

Program in Life Sciences

College Park, MD

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University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Program in Life Sciences is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Life Sciences (MLS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Scholarly paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
20
Accepted
13
Enrolled
77%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 1 year of teaching experience, letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.41%
Black or African American 10.29%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.41%
Unknown 5.88%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Genetic engineering, gene therapy, ecology, biocomplexity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Paul J. Smith
Associate Dean
Email: pjs@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-2327
Fax: 301-314-9949

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