Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, M.Sc. | University of California, Santa Cruz | Santa Cruz, United States
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Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology

24 months
Duration
15102 USD/year
15102 USD/year
14178 USD/year
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About

Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology from University of California, Santa Cruz combines core courses and electives to provide interdisciplinary training in microbiology, toxicology, and environmental health sciences. 

Overview

Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology from University of California, Santa Cruz  prepares students to solve important problems in the field of environmental health by providing stimulating coursework, extensive scientific presentation training, and in-depth research that culminates in a thesis. 

Careers

Graduates from the program are exceptionally prepared to take research or management positions in organizations concerned with microbial and environmental health-related sciences. Graduates may also pursue fields in education or enter doctoral programs in biological and environmental health sciences or related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Environmental Toxicology
  • Sources and Fates of Pollutants
  • Cell and Molecular Toxicology
  • Advanced Microbiology
  • Molecular and Cellular Basis of Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • Pathogenesis
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Drug Action and Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

40 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts
  • Supplemental Materials
  • Recommendations 
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation are required, up to 5 may be submitted. 
  • ​Résumé
  • A Statement of Purpose is required: Please describe your motivation for seeking graduate training. We are particularly interested in learning about your previous research experience. Emphasize how the Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology Department (METX) at UC Santa Cruz specifically fits your future research interests and career goals. Two pages maximum.
  • A Personal History Statement is also required 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15102 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15102 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14178 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14178 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Santa Cruz

1710 - 2560 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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