M.Sc. On Campus

Microbiology and Molecular Biology

24 months
7700 USD/year
7700 USD/year
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Design, execute, analyze, and interpret microbiology or molecular biology experiments at a graduate level at Microbiology and Molecular Biology programme of Brigham Young University.


Microbiology and Molecular Biology programme is offered at Brigham Young University.

Key facts:

  • Critically read, understand, and evaluate current literature in the discipline.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with techniques relevant to microbiology and molecular biology. Specifically, all graduates will demonstrate understanding of the techniques relating to gene amplification, gene modification, protein analysis, and genomic studies such as genome sequencing or transcriptome analysis.
  • Effective oral and written communication of scientific ideas and research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Microbiology and Molecular Biology
  • Gene Regulation
  • Advanced Immunology
  • Articulating Science
  • Genomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.47 (recommended)

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE
  • Statement of intent explicitly stating field of interest and career goals
  • Baccalaureate degree or equivalent in microbiology or biological or biochemical science
  • Classes in chemistry, physics, mathematics, and statistics are recommended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Provo

944 - 1633 USD /month
Living costs

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