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MSGC Program Admissions In-Progress Course Policy

All Prerequisite coursework must be completed by the Application Deadline of December 15th.

For applicants who are currently enrolled in a course during the SAME semester as the application cycle, they must comply with all of the following stipulations to be considered for review:

1.  All application materials and fees, except in-progress course grades, MUST be received by December 15th 11:59 PM MST. This includes ensuring that the Graduate College has received all official transcripts. The program is not responsible for verifying receipt of official transcripts.

2.  The program must be notified of any in-progress courses at the time of application. This notification should be sent to

3.  In-progress courses must be completed in time for official course grades to be submitted to the program by December 30 11:59 PM MST. Updated transcripts must be submitted to the Graduate College. Documentation verifying grades should also be sent to as soon as they are available.

4.  A grade of “B-” or better must be achieved in both Biochemistry and Genetics.

If the course grades are not received by the due date, the application will be considered incomplete and not reviewed in the current cycle. Fees are nonrefundable.

*These deadlines are necessary as the Admission Committee is tasked with reviewing many applications, and all applicants deserve a fair review period.