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Graduate Students


Find out how to apply to graduate school. Also find out about funding, possible areas of study and what it's like living in Blacksburg, Virginia.


Course Listing

Please see the current VT Registrar's Office website for information about graduate courses. (Enter SBIO in the "subject" area. Select the correct semester and then search the class sections. Courses at the 4000 and 5000 level can be selected by graduate students with their faculty advisor's approval).

Degree Requirements

Check our Graduate Policies Handbook to see the Graduate Program Standards and Policies and information related to degree requirements, departmental policies, committee selection, course requirements, and general departmental policies for graduate students.

Graduate Applicants: Please see our Faculty pages to find out about our faculty members' specific research interests. Faculty typically select graduate students to work on thesis projects with them based on the students' qualifications and also on their level of interest in ongoing research.

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Graduate Study Description

Check here for General Information about application for graduate study in the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials at Virginia Tech.

Graduate Theses

For a complete library listing of our Sustainable Biomaterials graduate theses and dissertations, please access this link and scroll down to the Wood Science and Forest Products Department for an alphabetical listing.



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Course Recommendations:

To help you explore your interest in any of the degrees, we recommend trying some of our introductory courses:

Packaging Science

Sustainable Biomaterials


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