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Admission and registration forms and procedures are available through the School of Graduate Studies.

  1. The applicant should have taken a distribution of undergraduate courses in biological sciences, chemistry, physics and mathematics that would support his or her anticipated graduate study.

  2. Students are required to submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can evaluate the applicant's ability handle graduate-level course work and research. Recommendations should reflect professors' knowledge of the applicant's undergraduate performance in the sciences and/or from the student's work. The recommendations should describe the applicant's competence in understanding and performing work in a science-related area and reflect the ability of the candidate to accomplish the graduate level work in microbiology/and immunology.

  3. A personal statement summarizing the applicants interests in the fields of Microbiology and Immunology is required.

  4. Students are strongly encouraged to enter into the program only in the Fall Semester, although admission is permitted at other times in exceptional circumstances.

  5. A part-time graduate student can take course work in the program at any time, but will not be accepted into the program as a degree candidate until a faculty member has agreed to supervise his/her research.

  6. International students with a GPA of less than 3.0 are required to submit GRE scores. While not required, other applicants are encouraged to provide GRE scores. These scores may be used to make Admission decisions when the GPA is below 3.0.

  7. Non-English-Speaking international students must pass the oral proficiency test administered by the Department of English before starting the research or teaching portion of their program.

  8. International Students should contact the University Center for International Education when applying to Wright State University.


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