Admission Requirements

You will need...

  • An appropriate curriculum of prerequisite courses leading to a BA/BS in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, molecular biology, engineering, earth sciences, physics, computer sciences, or a related field
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • GRE test scores
  • TOEFL scores, if applicable
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A one-page "Statement of Purpose"
  • A faculty advisor.
  • Applicants may be interviewed before selection.

Students from varied academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  It is strongly recommended that applicants have at least one year of professional experience in some discipline of science.  Dedicated non-scientists will be required to take adequate remedial coursework before admittance into the program.

Accepting applications. CSU Mentor

Be sure to also to check with the Graduate Admissions office for additional CSU Chico application requirements.

**We are currently not accepting PSM students for the Environmental Biotechnology advising pattern**