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Integrated Biosciences Ph.D.

Program Type: 
Doctor of Philosophy

Graduate students in UMD's Integrated Biosciences Graduate Program are tackling a wide range of subjects in the field and in the lab. This hands-on experience will prepare you for a variety of careers in biological sciences. The Integrated Biosciences Graduate Program is a Ph.D. program is university wide and multidisciplinary.

Students can choose advisors from numerous University departments, as well as associated faculty at the Natural Resources Research Institute and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Duluth.

Career Possibilities

To find out what our recent graduates are doing, see the Career and Internship Services Report:  Follow-up of Majors

Admissions and Scholarships

DOVE Fellowship


In addition to the general application instructions provided by the Graduate School, visit the IBS PhD program page for specific application instructions and deadlines related to the program. Also visit the catalog requirements page linked above for additional information.

  • No applications are accepted to start in Spring or Summer Semester.

Graduate Report

Recent UMD Graduates Job Placement Data & Employers

Here's a sampling of positions Integrated Bioscience Ph.D. grads have attained six months to one year after graduation.

Research Fellow - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Texas Tech University, Health Sciences, Center, Lubbock, TX
Researcher 5 Wildlife Ecologist - University of Minnesota Duluth, Natural Resources Research Institute, Duluth, MN
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology - St. John's University, Collegeville, MN
McNair Scholars Director - University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI