Current Graduate Students

Graduate degrees in MIP are earned through a combination of graded courses, oral and written examinations, and independent research. In consultation with faculty advisors and based on your academic background, individual programs are fashioned for you.

The Programs of Study page and Student Guide contain specific requirements and guidance for your degree in MIP.


Graduates from MIP are employed in colleges and universities, industry, and government. Following graduation, most of our Ph.D. students accept postdoctoral positions at major research institutions, after which they take positions doing research in academia or industry.

The Biotechnology Center Placement Office provides an active and successful job placement program to assist you in locating jobs.