The PhD program provides both a broad background knowledge base and an in-depth study of a specialized area of biology. You can choose to pursue a concentration in Cell and Molecular Biology or Molecular Microbiology.
The Biotechnology Program delivers a unique and cutting-edge degree by combining advanced science education with opportunities to interact with leading practitioners in the biomedical and pharmaceutical community in Boston and around the world.
The degree program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology provides cross-disciplinary training in biology, computer science, and informational technology for today’s cutting-edge jobs in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
Students who have already earned, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree, may apply for graduate special student status in order to take graduate-level courses without enrollment in a graduate degree program at Northeastern.
The Department of Biology at Northeastern University and the Department of Biology at the University of Hannover in Germany have a student exchange program that enriches the research experiences of our graduate students.