24 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The purpose of the Genetics program of University of Arizona is to train the next generation of geneticists. Our discipline integrates basic and applied life sciences, computational sciences, and physical sciences.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Our faculty are homed in a wide variety of departments and centers, including Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Basic Medical Sciences (Phoenix), Cancer Biology, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Entomology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Immunobiology, Mathematics, Medicine, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Natural Sciences and the Environment, Plant Sciences, Pediatrics, Pharmacy Practice, and Pharmacology and Toxicology. 

In addition to training the traditional biology student, the Genetics program of University of Arizona seeks to attract students from outside the life sciences and to train these students in genetics.

Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs

The Graduate College sponsors several Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs (GIDPs) in addition to the many interdisciplinary possibilities available through regular graduate degree programs. GIDPs transcend departmental boundaries by facilitating cutting edge teaching and research at the nexus of traditional disciplines. The high value placed on interdisciplinary research and education is indicative of The University of Arizona 's enthusiasm and commitment to fostering innovation and creativity among its faculty and students.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Fundamental Genetic Mechanisms
  • Recent Advances in Genetics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • GRE scores are optional.
  • 2 strong letters of recommendation from college professors, one of whom served as advisor for an independent research study; international students should provide at least one letter from a scientist who works in or is known well the U.S. system
  • A strong personal statement indicating basis for interest in genetic graduate study in neuroscience, relevant background, and career goals.
  • A Curricum Vitae or Resume.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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