Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Biological Sciences contains a wealth of information on colleges and universities that offer graduate/professional degrees in Biological & Biomedical Sciences; Anatomy; Biochemistry; Biophysics; Botany & Plant Biology; Cell, Molecular & Structural Biology; Computational, Systems, & Translational Biology; Ecology, Environmental Biology, & Evolutionary Biology; Entomlogy; Genetics, Developmental Biology, & Reproductive Biology; Marine Biology; Microbiological Sciences; Neuroscience & Neurobiology; Nutrition; Parasitology; Pathology & Pathobiology; Pharmacology & Toxicology; Physiology; and Zoology. Profiled institutions include those in the United States, Canada, and abroad that are accredited by U.S. accrediting agencies. Up-to-date data, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable information on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time and evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, degree requirements, entrance requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information.
Readers will find helpful links to in-depth descriptions that offer additional detailed information about a specific program or department, faculty members and their research, and much more. In addition, there are valuable articles on financial assistance, the graduate admissions process, advice for international and minority students, and facts about accreditation, with a current list of accrediting agencies.