Graduate Studies Overview
We are an integrative department of over 20 graduate faculty that represent the breadth of the biological sciences. Wake Forest University is wholly committed to graduate training that emphasizes:
– Personal, hands-on training in both research and teaching
– An individualized course of study
– A collaborative, integrative, and vibrant research community
Ph.D. in Biology
The Wake Forest University Ph.D. Program in Biology allows students to pursue exciting research in a wide range of disciplines across the biological sciences. Our program emphasizes building both strong conceptual foundations and practical research and professional skills to prepare students for a range of professional careers. The Biology Department is proud to offer Ph.D. students full tuition remission and competitive stipend support for five full years of study.
M.S. in Biology
The M.S. Program in Biology at Wake Forest University allows students to pursue advanced academic coursework and build a comprehensive research thesis under the mentorship of the graduate faculty. The Biology Department is proud to offer M.S. students full tuition remission and competitive stipend support for two full years of study.
Graduate Director: Sarah McDonald Esstman