Microbiology, M.Sc. | University of New Hampshire | Durham, United States
34 months
27810 USD/year
27810 USD/year
14170 USD/year
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Graduates of the Microbiology program at University of New Hampshire have the knowledge, skills and experience for successful careers in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, academic and government research laboratories, and are ready for doctoral programs, medical school, and health-related professional programs.


The M.S. in Microbiology from University of New Hampshire combines a dynamic curriculum in a broad range of areas with interdisciplinary research opportunities at the frontiers of microbial genetics and genomics, host-microbe interactions and environmental microbiology. 

Research opportunities are available in many cutting-edge microbiology research areas, including host-microbe interactions, parasitology, and immunology; environmental microbiology; signal transduction pathways; molecular microbiology and biotechnology; genomics and bioinformatics; transcriptional and translational regulation; and microbial ecology and evolution. 

Distinctive features of the program include:

  • Emphasis on interdisciplinary research training
  • Well-equipped research laboratories and core facilities on the UNH campus.
  • Laboratory rotations allowing students to become familiar with a wide range of research and laboratory management styles.
  • Weekly graduate student seminar presentations, as well as a departmental seminar series of outside speakers, supporting a lively and engaged culture of shared research and discoveries.
  • Opportunities to gain teaching experiences and earn money as a graduate teaching assistant.

Career Areas 

  • Academic research
  • Biotechnology research scientist
  • Lab manager
  • Pharmaceutical research scientist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • Immunology
  • Genetics of Prokaryotic Microbes
  • Microbial Ecology and Evolution
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Soil Ecology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 34 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee: $65
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation: 3 required
  • Personal Statement/Essay Questions
  • All applicants are encouraged to contact programs directly to discuss program specific application questions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD per year during 34 months.
  • National

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD per year during 34 months.
  • In-State

    14170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14170 USD per year during 34 months.


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