Graduate Studies - NIU Department of Biological Sciences

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Graduate Studies

Photo of Graduate Student in LabDeadline for Department of Biological Sciences Fall admission, is January 1st. (Applications received after Jan. 1st are not guaranteed review. Biology deadline supercedes that of the Graduate School deadline).

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Application Deadlines - Graduate School

Graduation Deadlines

How to Apply to the Graduate School

Annual Graduate Student Progress Form

Please visit the NIU Graduate School for more information.

There are two graduate programs in the department, leading to master's or Ph.D. degree in the Biological Sciences. Students interested in obtaining a Master of Science degree may select from two options: thesis and non-thesis, or two specializations (Human Anatomical Sciences or Bioinformatics). Students interested in obtaining a Ph.D. degree may apply to our doctoral program.

Graduate Adviser

Photo of Professor Thomas Sims, Graduate Adviser

Dr. Thomas Sims
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Biological Sciences
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
tsims@niu.edu
815-753-7873

Freyja Rasmussen-Johns
Graduate Secretary
Department of Biological Sciences
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
faltepeter@niu.edu
815-753-7800


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