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M.Sc. On Campus

Microbiology

University of Massachusetts Amherst

24 months
Duration
20992 USD/year
20992 USD/year
9576 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Microbiology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst offers graduate study leading to the M.S. degree. By the end of the first semester, if not before, the student should select a research area.

Overview

The Microbiology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst offers broad training which provides our graduates with the flexibility and depth necessary to compete effectively for research positions in universities, industry and government. The following research fields are represented in the department: microbial physiology, genetics, immunology, parasitology, pathogenic bacteriology, molecular biology, microbial ecology, and environmental microbiology.

Careers

In recent years, our Ph.D. graduates have had multiple offers of postdoctoral fellowships prior to or shortly after graduation. ASM meetings provide excellent opportunities for our graduates to secure postdoctoral positions or jobs in industry. Graduate students participating in national conferences as first author or first presenter are awarded departmental travel funds to the meetings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics in Biotechnology
  • Advanced Topics in Biochemistry
  • Biodegradation of Plant Biomass
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Parasitology and Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • Concepts in Molecular Genetics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college or university is required for consideration into graduate programs at UMass Amherst. 
  • Online application
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20992 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10496 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    20992 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10496 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4788 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Amherst Center

1228 - 2543 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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