|Visa Eligibility:||This program is not eligible for I-20 or DS-2019 issuance by the University of Maryland.|
|General Requirements:||Statement of Purpose|
|TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)|
|Program-Specific Requirements:||Letters of Recommendation (1)|
|Bachelor's degree in a biological field*|
|Description of Research/Work Experience|
|GPA of 3.0 or higher**|
|Application Deadlines:||January 5, 2024 (Spring 2024 Domestic/International)|
|August 16, 2024 (Fall 2024 Domestic/International)|
|Diversity Statement:||The Beekeeping Program 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.|
1. The Golden Identification Program is not eligible for Continuing Education Programs (Graduate, Post-Baccalaureate, Non-Credit Learning) administered through the Office of Extended Studies. To learn more about Golden ID, click here.
*Bachelor’s degree a biological field (exceptions can be made with work experience in a biological field and strong letter of recommendation).
**GPA of 3.0 or higher (exceptions can be made with work experience in a biological field and strong letter of recommendation)