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Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry

24 months
Duration
35213 USD/year
35213 USD/year
14085 USD/year
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About

This is an interdisciplinary graduate Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry program at Southern Illinois University providing training leading to either the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) or Master of Science (MS) degrees in Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry.

Overview

Key Features

The Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry program at Southern Illinois University is designed to offer advanced training in biochemistry, biophysics, bacteriology, genetics, immunology, microbial physiology, virology, mycology, molecular biology, cell biology, developmental biology, cancer biology and structural biology.

We also offer a non-thesis option of The Public Health Laboratory Sciences (PHLS) program.

The participating departments have modern, well-equipped research laboratories and supporting facilities for P3 physical containment, electron microscopy, X-ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy, and flow cytometry. The University library at Carbondale is ranked among the top 100 research libraries in the United States. It contains more than 2 million volumes and maintains an extensive collection of research journals in all areas of biological and molecular science. There is also an extensive biological science and medical library at Springfield.

Students with graduate degrees in molecular biology, microbiology, and biochemistry are in demand in several occupational areas. Many graduates are employed by pharmaceutical or biotechnology firms. Ph.D. graduates can expect to be employed by pharmaceutical, chemical, biochemical, or biotechnology firms or continue for advanced academic training as postdoctoral fellows. Many Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) Ph.D. graduates are successful faculty members at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Microbiology Lecture 
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Biotechnology 
  • Geomicrobiology 
  • Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms Lecture
  • Biochemistry 
  • Medical Immunology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7

Student insurance

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.7 (on a grading scale with 4.0=A; approximately a "B-" average) on the last two years of Bachelor's coursework
  • 3.0 on all previous graduate work (approximately a "B" average)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35213 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35213 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14085 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Carbondale

1100 - 1500 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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