Master of Science

The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics offers a Master of Science degree. The M.S. degree requires a minimum of 30 credits of research and coursework, a qualifying exam for candidacy, and the writing and defense of a thesis. The objective of this program is to provide a broad knowledge base of Microbiological and Molecular Genetic concepts to increase their competitiveness to pursue additional graduate degrees (PhD, MD) or to prepare students for careers in pharmaceutical, biotechnology and related industries.

Accelerated Master's Program

If you're an undergraduate student at the University of Vermont who is interested in getting a head start on a Master of Science in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, check out our Accelerated Master's Program

Contact Us

Have questions about this program? Contact Janet Murray. 802-656-8255 Email

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