The microbiology graduate program offers a dynamic research environment, broad range of basic, translational and use-inspired research areas, cutting-edge transdisciplinary training, and opportunities to work with world-class faculty and collaborative research partners committed to training scientific leaders with skills necessary to address significant global microbiological problems and challenges.
The program prepares students for research and teaching careers in universities and colleges, government agencies and industry.
84 credit hours, a written comprehensive exam, an oral comprehensive exam, a prospectus and a dissertation
The plan of study is designed by the student and the supervisory committee, which consists of a professor in the major and three additional faculty members. The program is tailored to the needs of the individual student.
Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100.
After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department.
Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.
Applicants must submit the online graduate admission application.
Applicants should have:
*The following minimum test scores are acceptable as proof of English proficiency:
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Division of Graduate Education and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.