FAQ

Graduate FAQs

Yes, all materials should be submitted by the application deadline for primary consideration.

No, the Ph.D. in Biology program is only available for full-time study.  There is a significant amount of research involved with this program and it is best that a student have full-time status to complete the program in a reasonable time frame.

No, the M.S. in Biology program is only available for full-time study. There is a significant amount of research involved with this program and it is best that a student have full-time status to complete the program in a reasonable time frame.

Yes, the M.S. in Bioinformatics program can be taken on a part-time basis. International applicants should consult the International Student and Scholar Institute here at Northeastern to make sure their visa type will allow them to be part-time students. The Bioinformatics program is intended to be a two-year program only when taken on a full-time basis.

Yes, the M.S. in Biotechnology program can be taken on a part-time basis. International applicants should consult the International Student and Scholar Institute here at Northeastern to make sure their visa type will allow them to be part-time students. The Biotechnology program is intended to be a two-year program only when taken on a full-time basis.

No, the M.S. in Marine Biology program is only available for full-time study.  This program includes 15-months of study and hands-on training in three locations: Nahant, Massachusetts, USA; Bocas del Toro, Panama, Central America; Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington, USA.  It is not possible to fit in travel to the on-location training as a part-time student.