Wagner College

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The Department of Biological Sciences offers a program of study leading to the degree of Microbiology from Wagner College.


Housed in a multi-million-dollar science complex, the Department of Biological Sciences includes the Electron Microscopy Center, microtomy laboratory, darkroom, tissue culture facilities, laboratories, seminar rooms, lecture halls, and ample space for individual and group research efforts.  An ultracentrifuge, research gas chromatograph, and similar complex instrumentation help comprise a modern training and research facility.

Mission and Student Learning Goals

The mission of the graduate program in Microbiology from Wagner College is to prepare students for careers as microbiologists, molecular biologists, immunologists, virologists, mycologists, parasitologists, and epidemiologists in clinical, industrial, governmental or academic research laboratories.  This is accomplished by providing a strong grounding and hands-on experience in the biochemical and physiological principles that govern all aspects of microbial life and by offering a variety of opportunities that stimulate intellectual curiosity, as well as analytical and deductive reasoning skills in our students.

By graduation, students with a M.S. degree in microbiology should possess or have demonstrated

  • a clear conceptual knowledge of microbial physiology.
  • a general knowledge of medical and public health microbiology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied, Food, and Industrial Microbiology
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Medical & Public Health Microbiology 
  • Advanced Microbial Physiology 

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • the bachelor’s degree from an institution of recognized standing with a major in one of the biological sciences or in chemistry;
  • successfully completed an undergraduate course in microbiology and 16 credits of chemistry including one course in organic chemistry with laboratory;
  • an undergraduate course or demonstrated proficiency in statistics.

In addition to complete online application, please submit the following:

  •  Official transcript from each post secondary school attended
  • Two letters of recommendation, preferably from former or present employers or professors
  • $60 application fee

Tuition Fee

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    21780 USD/year
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    21780 USD/year
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