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Microbiology & Cell Science

Microbiology & Cell Science

MCB 6656 Environmental Microbiology

  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1,605
  • Syllabus: Click Here


Environmental Microbiology provides an overview of microorganisms in the environment, including occurrence, abundance and distribution. Current research methodologies are studied to decipher microbial processes and activities, marine microbial ecology, microbial interactions with the environment and practices of applied environmental microbiology.

Course Goals

By the end of this course students should be able to:

  • Develop an in-depth comprehension and mastery of the fundamental concepts and methodology of environmental microbiology
  • Analyze and discuss primary literature articles in the field of environmental microbiology to improve critical thinking and evaluation skills
  • Write concise critiques of primary literature articles that demonstrate a comprehension of subject matter and ability to provide an argument for their critiques
  • The students will develop oral communication skills necessary to effectively present information to scientific community

Library Access

Distance Education and UF Online Students enjoy the same library privileges as on-campus students.

At A Glance

  • $535.00 per credit hour plus fees
Application Procedure
  1. Complete the Application Intent form
  2. Complete the Graduate Application
  3. Send your Transcripts