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Submission Number: 378
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Institution Name Northeastern University
Program Name Biomedical Sciences
Degree Type Ph.D.
Short Name Northeastern U-378
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Address 1 Bouvé College of Health Sciences Graduate Admissions
Address 2 120 Behrakis Health Science Center
Address 3 360 Huntington Avenue
City Boston
State Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 02115
Country United States
Program Location: Massachusetts
Admissions Office Contact(s):
Institutional Website:
Contact Information Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year? December 06, 2023
Does this program use rolling admissions?
Is your program participating in PharmGrad? Yes
Application Fee: $50.00
Application Deadline Description:
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Program Description The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers a PhD program in biomedical sciences that focuses on the cross-disciplinary integration of human (patho)biology with drug action, invention, and clinical utility. The biomedical sciences curriculum involves coursework and original research in areas including drug design and profiling, toxicology, and pharmaceutical biochemistry/cell biology aimed at increasing our understanding of how unsolved medical needs may be addressed by novel therapeutic approaches. The biomedical sciences program is appropriate for those entering the field as well as persons currently employed as research technicians, clinical laboratory workers, and science teachers/administrators. The flexibility of the biomedical sciences program and its interdisciplinary nature can enhance job performance in a present position and invite new employment opportunities.
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Is your institution public or private? Private
Is your program accepting applications for this program? Yes
Program Start Term: Fall
Satellite/Branch campuses:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Credits Required for Degree: 33
Required Rotations: Not Required
Seminars: Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam: Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation: Required
Additional Information about Degree Requirements: Please see the course catalog for current curriculum:
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Delivery Method On Campus
Curricular Focus or Concentration:
Area(s) of Study: Biological Science, Drug Discovery, Experimental Therapeutics, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy, Physiological Science, Translational Science
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I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Have you previously enrolled students in this program? Yes
Last academic year-number of accepted students for your program: 3
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Last academic year-average overall GPA of the accepted students:
Have you graduated your first class for this program? Yes
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Last 5 academic years-estimated average years of study to graduation: 5
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is the GRE required? Yes
Is a GRE Subject Test Required or Recommended? Not Required or Recommended
Oldest GRE considered: 5 years old
Verbal Reasoning: 150
Quantitative Reasoning: 150
Analytical Writing:
Enter any additional information regarding the GRE: A high score in the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). This test must be taken within the last five years. Specialty subject GRE’s are not required. (suggested score: 305 — A minimum score of 150 Verbal Reasoning and 150 Quantitative Reasoning is preferred).
Are any of the following tests required for international applicants? TOEFL
Other tests or credentials: A high score in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for students whose native language is not English, or whose baccalaureate education was at an institution where English was not the language of instruction. For TOEFL suggested score of 100 internet with 22 spoken. This program will not accept IELTS or Duolingo.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Are letters of recommendations required by your program? Yes
If yes, how many letters of recommendation are required? 3
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I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Minimum overall GPA considered: 3.0
Recommended overall GPA considered: 3.0
Enter any additional information regarding application or admission requirements: A minimum (undergraduate) grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better

A baccalaureate degree in biology, chemistry, medical technology, pharmacy, chemical engineering, or a related field.
At least two semesters of undergraduate courses (or their equivalent) in each of the following: mathematics (including calculus), biology, physics, biochemistry, and organic chemistry.

Applicants who have degree coursework from institutions outside of the United States must submit a credential evaluation. We require the iCAP WES package that evaluates your transcripts course by course. Transcript evaluations will allow our reviewers to better understand the educational system in which you studied. We will not review international applicants without the transcript evaluation.
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Percentage of students receiving financial support: 98
Type of financial support available: Tuition Waiver, Stipend, Research Assistantship, Teaching Assistantship
What is the minimum financial support for eligible students apart from tuition remission? N/A
Enter any additional information regarding financial support: For additional information regarding PhD funding:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service? No
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Drug Screening Service? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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