M.Sc. On Campus

Applied and Environmental Microbiology

24 months
25326 USD/year
25326 USD/year
8982 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science program in Applied and Environmental Microbiology from West Virginia University provides students with a background in a specialized discipline, which enables them to enter professional careers or doctoral programs.


Key facts

The educational experience obtained through Applied and Environmental Microbiology courses and research at West Virginia University is expected to provide students with the background and expertise to enter doctoral programs or professional careers as agronomists, entomologists, microbiologists, horticulturists and plant pathologists or soil scientists. 

These disciplines are critical to maintaining agriculture and forest productivity, solving environmental problems, and promoting economic development in the state. Graduates may find employment in many sectors of agriculture and natural resource management including state and federal government, private industry, education, extension and other fields.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Statistical Methods
  • Applied Biostatistics
  • General Biochemistry
  • Soil Chemistry
  • Teaching Practicum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal Statement
  • Recommendations: 3 Letters of Recommendation Required
  • Test Requirements: GRE

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12663 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12663 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4491 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Morgantown

775 - 1290 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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