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Comparative Biomedical Sciences

(Formerly Veterinary Medical Sciences)

Program Code: VMSC
Degree: M.S. and Ph.D.
School: Agriculture/Natural Resources
   
General Requirements: Statement of Purpose
  Transcript(s)
  TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
   
Program-Specific Requirements: Letters of Recommendation (3)
  Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (optional)
  CV/Resume
  Supplementary Application (optional for Ph.D., not required for M.S.)
  Description of Research/Work Experience (optional for M.S., required for Ph.D.)
   
Application Deadlines: July 7, 2021 (Spring 2022 Domestic/International) (best consideration)
  August 5, 2021 (Spring 2022 Domestic/International) (final)
  January 5, 2022 (Fall 2022 Domestic/International) (best consideration)
  January 28, 2022 (Fall 2022 Domestic/International) (final)
   
Contact Program: vetmed.umd.edu/graduate
Diversity Statement: The Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences
is committed to supporting students and
ensuring a fear-free, inclusive space where all students
can thrive. The department recognizes non-binary gender
identifications, as well as the difference between assigned
biological sex and gender expression. It encourages
students, faculty, and staff to share and honor
preferred pronouns and names.