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Ph.D. Program in Comparative Biology Application for Fall 2015: Now Available!

Unparalleled access to the resources of the Museum of Natural History, including its world-renowned collections, exceptional natural history library of more than 40,000 scientific volumes and over 40 distinguished faculty members...Apply Now!


AMNH Offers Unique Resources For Students...       

  • Access to one of the world's greatest natural history collections
  • A legacy of leadership in field and theoretical sciences
  • A long tradition of interdisciplinary approaches to research
  • public mission, providing a bridge between science and society
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Beyond the noisy throngs marveling at the  dinosaurs, the dioramas and the immense blue whale, up on the fifth floor where visitors are not allowed, the American Museum of Natural History takes on an entirely different character.
Video: "Every Day at the Museum"
On Monday, September 30, 2013, the Museum conferred seven Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Comparative Biology to the first candidates to complete the program, which is the first Ph.D.-granting program for a museum in the Western Hemisphere.  Read about the 2013 Richard Gilder Graduate School Graduates and watch a video of the full Commencement ceremony.

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