The Department provides a strong and well-balanced program of graduate study and research training leading to the PhD degree and two types of Masters degrees. The Master of Science is a research degree and the Master of Genetics is a non-thesis degree. The Department also offers a graduate minor for selected students in other NC State graduate programs.
The course requirements in the Department of Genetics are designed to provide students with a strong background in this basic science.
The Genetics Department has funding opportunities for qualified applicants to the Graduate Program through departmental and faculty-funded research assistantships and University and other fellowship programs.
An overview of the required documents, timeline, and procedures for submitting your online application for admission.
In addition to modern equipment in individual laboratories, a number of core facilities on the NCSU campus provide state-of-the art equipment and services.