Introduction

BMMB Graduate Program Handbook

The following constitutes the policies, procedures, and requirements for the student’s course of study in BMMB. The successful completion, defense, and publication of an original research project are the most important components of the Ph.D. program. Additionally, BMMB and the Graduate School require that students meet certain residency requirements, maintain satisfactory scholastic performance, demonstrate mastery of the English language, and successfully pass candidacy, comprehensive, and final oral examinations.

The following information is provided to help you navigate BMMB requirements; however, you should consult the Graduate Degree Programs Bulletin for further details (https://bulletins.psu.edu/graduate/).