Master’s Program


How to Apply

You can apply online. You’ll need to submit scanned copies of all required supporting documents before your application will be reviewed. You may save and edit your application as you go.

Official documents will be required if you are offered admission.

Once your application is ready, you must formally submit it to upload your documents.

Check Your Status

You may log in at any time to check your status.

The online checklist is your best source about the status of your application during the review process; please check it frequently. 

You will receive an email when your admission decision is available in the portal.

After you have applied online, submit your official credentials to the program:

Halvorsen, Stanley

Stanley Halvorsen, PhD

Associate Professor

955 Main Street Room 3214 Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-2651



Submit these credentials to apply:

  • a completed application form
  • official transcripts from each college or university you have attended as a full-time student
  • three letters of recommendation
  • a personal statement describing career goals and research experience; research experience is highly desirable


A bachelor’s degree is required to enter the program. Admission is based on:

  • a grade point average of B (3.0) or better
  • letters of recommendation
  • academic performance
  • research experience

Recommended undergraduate courses include general chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, physiology, physics and mathematics, including calculus and statistics.


We only admit students for the fall semester. The application deadline is Feb. 14th. Your online application and all supplemental materials should be in the department by Feb. 14th. 

The department admissions committee will review your complete application and contact you directly.


Once you submit your application online for formal review, you will be provided with a link to our online payment system, where you can pay the application fee.