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  • Earned graduate degree (domestic or international) by start of program
  • PhD students and postdocs studying life sciences or engineering
  • MS level scientists with work experience in the bioscience industries

Dates and Deadlines

  • Start Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Application Deadline: Rolling

Application Requirements 

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An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

  • Personal Statement
    • In 1,000 words or less, please describe how the CBM will enhance your future career options and increase your skill set in the life science industry.
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation
    • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This recommendation should come from your postdoc or PhD advisor. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form.
  • Transcripts
    • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.

Application Review

The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.