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Graduate Students
Graduate Students
Further your education
and advance the field of science.

The Eberly College of Science’s graduate degree programs are highly competitive, intensely collaborative, and fiercely committed to the type of interdisciplinary study that advances scientific progress.

Admitted students
Admitted students

If you’ve already been admitted to your graduate program, get the information you need to make the most of your Eberly education.


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Program Master's Ph.D

Applied Statistics


Astronomy and Astrophysics

Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology





Forensic Science






The college offers seven doctoral degrees, eight research-based master's degrees, and three professional master’s degrees. No matter which path you choose, you’ll be on your way to strengthening your research skills, solidifying your scientific knowledge interests, and expanding your capacity as a scientist.

See our full range of programs 



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Graduate Diversity

Graduate students at Eberly College of Science will find career and community support in addition to the academic excellence they expect in science at Penn State.

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At the Eberly College of Science, our research is widely recognized for its excellence. From laboratories to multidisciplinary research collaborations, we have a broad range of opportunities for you to take advantage of, ensuring that you gain deep, hands-on experiences in your chosen field.

Graduate Research
Science Achievement Graduate Fellowship

These scholarships are awarded each year to outstanding graduate students seeking a doctoral degree in each of the college’s seven departments who are interested in the advancement of women in the sciences and related fields.

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Graduate Faculty

Eberly Science's world-class research offers an abundance of meaningful graduate opportunities.

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Graduate Guidelines and Policies

A productive research mentorship requires that students are treated respectfully and fairly and that the research advisor serve as a role model, upholding the highest ethical and professional standards. 

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Graduate Programs
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Graduate Student Organizations