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Microbiology

Clemson University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
26850 USD/year
26850 USD/year
12450 USD/year
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About

The graduate program in Microbiology, offered through the Department of Biological Sciences, includes the MS and PhD degrees at Clemson University. The program offers specializations in cellular and physiological microbiology, microbial genetics and molecular microbiology, and environmental microbiology.

Overview

Learning outcomes

The Microbiology program at Clemson University encompasses a wide variety of disciplines, including bacterial physiology and metabolism, pathogenic microbiology, carcinogenesis and cancer cell biology, immunology, microbial genetics, microbial ecology and applied and environmental microbiology. The overall goals of the program are to develop scientists with strong interdisciplinary skills in research design, critical thinking and communication in microbiology, as well as expertise in a specific research area.

Programme Structure

  • The MS degree is usually completed within two years and requires course work and thesis research. If you are accepted into the program, you will be required to complete a curriculum that includes course work in cellular and physiological microbiology, microbial genetics and environmental microbiology. 
  • The first year of the program emphasizes general course work and research topic and proposal development. The second year focuses on research and thesis preparation and defense. The MS degree in microbiology will prepare you for careers in industry, hospital and public health laboratories, and state and federal agencies.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Clemson University Graduate School oversees the admissions process for all graduate programs at Clemson University. Criteria used in making decisions will vary according to the college and program you’re applying for, but all decisions include an evaluation of your potential for graduate-level work and the ability of a program to accommodate additional students.
  • Typically, each academic department accepting graduate students will form an admissions committee and review all requests, then forward the committee’s recommendations to the Graduate School for final approval and processing. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13425 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13425 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    12450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6225 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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