Master of Science in Microbiology & Cell Science
University of Florida

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Microbiology & Cell Science program provides a thorough overview of the complex field of microbiology and cell science.  The curriculum covers a variety of topics including bioinformatics, genetics, DNA and RNA viruses, and immunology, preparing students for career options including biochemists, biophysicists, medical scientists, bioinformatics scientists, physicians, and surgeons.  A concentration in medical microbiology and biochemistry is available.


  • Bachelor’s degree (in the sciences) from a regionally accredited institution
  • 3.0 overall GPA, and 3.0 upper division GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE test scores
  • Prerequisites in chemistry and biology preferred

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges