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Bachelor of Science in Microbiology & Cell Science


The Department of Microbiology and Cell Science offers a B.S. degree online through the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The curriculum prepares students to meet their goals, which include professional careers in microbiology, or continuation of their education in professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, veterinary science, or graduate school.

If you are a pre-health student preparing for a graduate degree, our online courses will help you meet prerequisite requirements.

With an enrollment of approximately 1,000 undergraduate majors, we are one of the largest undergraduate science programs at the University of Florida, and the largest microbiology program in the country.

All lecture courses offered by the department are taught by faculty with doctorate degrees. Academically qualified students with interests in research are encouraged to participate in faculty research programs through the Undergraduate Research course.

Program: Bachelors (BS) Length: 18 Courses (70 credits) in a minimum of 2 years
Delivery: Web, Proctored Exams Requirements: Locational - Lab sessions at the University of Florida or a departmentally approved alternate location.
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College: The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Department: Microbiology & Cell Science
Admissions: Admissions Information
Prerequisites: Completion of AA degree or 60 transferable hours with a minimum of 2.5 GPA
Jackie White Academic Advisor
tel: (772) 468-3922 ext. 148
fax: (772) 468-5668
Agricultural and Life Sciences

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