Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Zoology
This PhD degree program provides a broad didactic and research experience in Medical Zoology and its principal subspecialties and is primarily designed for individuals interested in Medical Parasitology or Medical Entomology. Specific goals for this PhD degree program are to develop independent scholarship, originality, and competence in research, teaching, and professional service. This program is designed for outstanding students with a strong commitment to careers in Medical Zoology. Within the PhD program, an individualized course of study is designed for each graduate student to meet his or her specific needs. The PhD program provides the training and experience necessary for research careers in Medical Parasitology or Medical Entomology. Matriculants should have a Master's degree in an appropriate field of biology. Only under the most exceptional circumstances will individuals with only a Baccalaureate degree be considered for admission to the program.