To be eligible for the certificate program applicants must be accepted as a PhD student in a degree-granting science or engineering department at Johns Hopkins University. Read more.
The Certificate of Advanced Study in Nanobiotechnology requires 13 lecture/tutorial/laboratory courses along with at least 8 semesters of research from their home department. Read more.
1. Course Requirements: Students must complete the 13 courses required with no grade lower than a B-. If a grade lower than B- is received, the course must be re-taken.
2. PhD Thesis Research: The PhD thesis research should combine nanosciences and biology/medicine. Students must submit a thesis proposal to the INBT Director of Academic Programs at the start their thesis research for approval.
3. Home Department Requirements: Students must complete the PhD requirements in their home departments.
4. Other Program Requirements: Students are expected to present their research at the annual INBT Nan-Bio Symposium during the course of their studies.
5. Students must complete all certificate courses while active in their PhD program.
6. Any grades of C or below will result in academic probation.
7. All students must have a JHU advisor. If a students needs to change advisors for any reason, a new JHU advisor must be obtained within two months, to remain in good stating in the program.