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Brigham Young University - Provo

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Provo, UT

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Overview

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology / Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology and molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology and molecular biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam CV, Statement of Intent, List of Publications, List of Presentations, GRE recommended but not required.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Completion of research and didactic credits
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Published in a scientific journal, completion of research and didactic credits.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
13
Accepted
11
Enrolled
87%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam CV, Statement of Intent, List of Publications, List of Presentations, GRE recommended but not required.
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 during previous 2 years
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards August 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.26%
Black or African American 5.13%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 17.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 4
Male (16)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Viral pathogens that infect human blood cells, cellular metabolism, bacterial hosts and the phages that infect them (BHAP), understanding the the molecular basis of T cell activation and improving the T cell memory response to infectious disease, and engineering improved immunological proteins to combat cancer.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
292,887

Location & Contact

Address 4007 LSB
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Joel Griffitts
Chair
Email: joelg@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-7997
Fax: 801-422-0004

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