College of Arts & Sciences

Program Information

Degrees or Certificates Offered:


Delivery Method:

Campus (Face to Face)

Program Website:

GRE (or other entrance exam) Not Required!

Graduate Program Contact

Dr. Michael Brewer

Mailing Address:
Room 108E, Dept of Biology, Howell Science Complex, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858

(252) 328-4178

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Priority April 1st December 1st ** ** **
Graduate School August 1st December 15th * * *

* Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

Complete applications should be submitted by March 15th to maximize chances for receiving financial support in the form of a Teaching Assistantship or available scholarships.

Important program-specific information for MS Biology applicants is available at .

**This program does not have a Priority Deadline for this term.

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:
  • Completed application form
  • Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended
  • 2 letters of recommendation from faculty or other professionals who can evaluate your promise as a graduate student
  • Statement of Purpose that includes a selection of a potential thesis advisor.

International students must submit results of an English proficiency exam (TOEFL, IELTS, DuoLingo).


Environmental and Organismic Biology; Cell Biology