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Doctor Of Philosophy In Anatomy And Cell Biology
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
Transfer Credits
Up to 39 Credit Hours of the Degree can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 19, 2019
Liberty University is Accredited by SACSCOC

Make Your Mark in Academia and Medical Sciences with a Doctoral Degree from Liberty

Lend your expertise to a field striving to solve major world problems. Earn a degree that provides advanced training in the prevention and treatment of diseases that affect people globally. From cancer to diabetes, your research and lab experience can make a difference in the lives of countless patients. Liberty’s doctoral degree in anatomy and cell biology will equip you with the research focused courses you’ll need to pave your way in a field that never stops growing and changing.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell Biology Degree Program?

You deserve a university that’s as committed to your success as you are. At Liberty, we strive to provide the best equipment, faculty, and industry resources possible to ensure the best student experience. Walk away with a doctoral degree in anatomy and cell biology that gives you confidence in your professional skill set.

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What Will You Learn in Liberty’s Anatomy and Cell Biology Doctorate Degree?

As a teaching-intensive program, Liberty’s Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell Biology incorporates hundreds of hours of teaching experience in human anatomy. Your seminar and teaching practicum courses will prepare you to work with all levels of anatomy students. 

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Degree Info
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell Biology Program

  • Teaching spaces in our Center for Natural Sciences include a cadaver lab, 20 major-specific teaching labs, and 6 research labs.
  • You have the opportunity to select your own area of emphasis in your teaching so you can influence the direction your experience takes. 
  • Professional-level research equipment includes a gene sequencer, tissue culture facility, fluorescent microscope, LICOR imager, and more!
  • Our faculty are experienced in academia, industry, and government, holding doctoral degrees from leading institutions nationwide.
  • Immerse yourself in engaging research projects where you could study algae biofuels, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, DNA analysis, crayfish parasites, and more!

Anatomy and Cell Biology Doctoral Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Anatomy and Cell Biology Doctorate Degree Graduates

  • Anatomy professor
  • Biomedical research scientist
  • Cadaver dissection instructor for college, graduate, or medical school
  • Cellular biologist
  • Molecular biologist

Admission Requirements for Our Doctoral Anatomy and Cell Biology Degree

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission*:

  • Admission application
  • Official college transcripts showing a B.S. or M.S. in a biomedical sciences related field (such as biology, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, biopsychology, etc.) from an accredited university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Research experience is preferred

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