Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs
The University of Maryland offers unique opportunities for graduate students to learn in an interdisciplinary environment. With close partnerships with state and federal research organizations, students gain unparalleled access to local and global resources. The Department of Biology participates in several interdisciplinary graduate programs:
Research and training opportunities for students who are interested in pursuing doctoral level research in very diverse areas across the biological sciences. Faculty research interests span from molecules to ecosystems, including all intermediate levels of organization. Research approaches extend from the most modern approaches for studying molecules to sophisticated methods for examining global-scale climate change. Opportunities to work with faculty within the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences, as well as participating faculty in other colleges and institutes of the University of Maryland and participating scientists from nearby prominent research institutions.