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Microbiology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Milwaukee, WI, United States
Microbiology is the study of microorganisms (bacteria, archaea, protists, fungi) and  viruses. The Department offers a BS in Microbiology with research opportunities to conduct original research and investigate different aspects of microbial structure and function.
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Overview

Microorganisms were the first living things on earth, and they remain the most abundant and the most diverse of all organisms. They can cause diseases of plants, animals and humans; they play critical roles in biogeochemical cycles and bioremediation; and they are important in the food and biotechnology industries.

As a microbiologist, you will be on the cutting edge of developments in industrial production processes, public health, biotechnology, and drug discovery. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cell Biology
  • Laboratory in Genetics and Cell Biology
  • Immunology
  • Immunological Techniques
  • General Virology
  • Plankton Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Internship in Biotechnology, Upper Division
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Laboratory Techniques in Molecular Biology
  • Biological Electron Microscopy
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy Laboratory
  • Genomics
  • Cellular Evolution
  • Experimental Microbiology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

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General Requirements

Academic Preparation in High School

High school graduation (or the equivalent) is required for admission. We carefully consider your academic preparation, as evidenced by the pattern and rigor of your high school coursework, class rank (if available), overall GPA and grades in specific courses related to your intended major at UWM.International

Undergraduate Application Process

  • Apply Online
  • Pay the Application and Evaluation Fees
  • Send Academic Records
  • Send Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Other Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20844 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20844 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9565 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9565 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Milwaukee

  • 1066 - 1770 USD/month
    Living Costs

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