Our Degree Programs

You may request information on any of our undergraduate degree programs here.

You may request information on any of our graduate degree programs here.


Undergraduate Degrees

The Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology has a successful faculty committed to excellence in teaching and research. The faculty provides instruction leading to highly respected undergraduate and graduate degree programs in both Plant Biology and Microbiology and maintains one of the most highly funded research programs on campus. Many of the faculty members have received University awards in recognition of their teaching and research excellence. Most of the faculty have internationally recognized research programs and, as a consequence of their reputations, serve on advisory panels to federal agencies, review grant proposals and manuscripts for international journals, serve on editorial boards and hold offices in national societies in their respective disciplines. For more information about our faculty and individual faculty members, please see our Faculty pageMore

Undergraduate Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Science in Plant Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Professional

Graduate Degrees

The department has a successful faculty committed to excellence in teaching and research. The faculty provides instruction leading to highly respected undergraduate and graduate degree programs in botany and maintains one of the most highly funded research programs on campus.  Many of the faculty members have received awards from the University or their scientific colleagues in recognition of their teaching and research excellence. Most of the faculty have internationally recognized research programs and, as a consequence of their reputations, serve on advisory panels to federal agencies, review grant proposals and manuscripts for both national and international journals, serve on editorial boards, and hold offices in national and international societies in their respective disciplines.For more information about our faculty and individual faculty members, please see our Faculty pageMore

Graduate Degrees Offered

  • Master of Science in Plant Biology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Biology  
  • Master of Science in Microbiology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology