A biology graduate student working in a Department of Biological Science lab at the University of Idaho

Ph.D. Biology

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
ALB 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray

Shaping Your Future in Biology

Earn your advanced biology degree in a program that allows you to choose an option best suited to your career goals and interests. You will design and conduct experiments, teach undergraduate students, and complete courses in professional development and ethical issues in biological research.

Fast Facts

  • Work in top-rated research facilities, institutes and centers
  • Be involved in groundbreaking research activities on campus and off-site
  • Complete a teaching practicum
  • Genome specialist
  • Applied research, product development, management or inspection
  • Private consulting or management
  • High school or college-level teacher

$39,000 - $350,000

Starting salary
Degree Prep To prepare for collegiate biology courses, we recommend the following:
  • have a genuine interest in biological systems, research and teaching
  • good undergraduate grade, preferably in a life or physical science
  • an interest in lab work and data collection
  • a desire to solve problems and think critically about some of society’s most pressing problems
  • solid performance on the verbal and quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Degree Roadmap
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

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Get Involved
  • Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA)
  • Life Sciences Club
  • UI Environmental Club