M.S. in Microbiology & Cell Science from the University of Florida

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Online Master's Degree from a leading university in the field
Jan 19, 2017
Jan 23, 2018
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M.S. in Microbiology & Cell Science from the University of Florida

The University of Florida's online Master of Science in Microbiology & Cell Science with a concentration in Medical Microbiology and Biochemistry is a fully online master's degree that can be completed in as little as 1 year. This program is tailored for professionals so you can continue working while earning your degree.


The University of Florida is home to the largest microbiology department in the United States. Online students enjoy access to the same faculty and courses as on-campus students. The Online MS degree also offers courses from the University of Florida Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, both through the College of Medicine. This additional coursework allows our students to pursue a unique education that will differentiate them from other MS degree students and will provide an ideal platform for future applications to professional school or employment opportunities in research, industry, or government.


Many courses are one-credit modules that are only 6 weeks in duration, giving you an intensive understanding of special topics. Mixed with three-credit courses and asynchronous components, this program gives you a thorough overview of the complex field of microbiology and cell science. Topics include:


  • Infectious diseases
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genetics
  • Virology
  • Immunology
  • Metabolic regulation
  • DNA and RNA viruses

You can earn your master's degree in just one year with the largest microbiology department in the United States, regardless of your location.


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