Carnegie Mellon University

Academics

Whether you are interested in a focused curriculum in molecular genetics or prefer a multidisciplinary training in science policy and management, our flexible and integrative curricula will allow you to tailor an educational plan that matches your talents and interests while helping you to prepare for and achieve your academic, personal and professional goals.

Please review our degree programs below and additional links on the right for more information.

Degree Options

Biochemistry
Biophysics
Cell Biology
Computational Biology
Developmental Biology
Genetics
Molecular Biology
Neuroscience
For those students interested in specialized training in an area of biology, we offer eight degree options that are earned through completion of advanced electives. Students who complete the required biology electives for any option can have up to two noted on his or her transcript.  See the Course Catalog for the current course requirements for each degree option.