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  • UF’s Microbiology & Cell Science Online M.S. Degree

    The University of Florida’s online Master of Science in Microbiology & Cell Science with a concentration in Medical Microbiology and Biochemistry is an online degree program that can be completed in as little as one year. As an extension of the on-campus program, it is a part of the University of Florida’s microbiology department, which is the largest in the United States. Our faculty is widely published in leading journals for cutting-edge research in biofuels, astrobiology, genomics, biofilms, virology, environmental microbiology and immunology. Online students enjoy access to the same faculty and courses as on-campus students.

    Students can maintain their full-time jobs while earning their degrees with flexible courses and asynchronous components. Get ready for new opportunities in the growing STEM fields with a master’s degree in microbiology and cell science. The curriculum includes a career seminar, which features guest lectures by successful scientists and career-seeking advice.


    Please visit the Department of Microbiology and Cell Science Google Scholar site to review some of our departmental research publications.

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