Twin Cities Campus
Plant & Microbial Biology Minor
Plant and Microbial Biology
College of Biological Sciences
Link to a list of faculty for this program.
Plant and Microbial Biology Graduate Program, 1479 Gortner Avenue, Suite 140, St. Paul, MN 55108 (612-625-4222; fax: 612-625-1738)
Plant and microbial biology encompasses all aspects of plant and microbial life, from molecular biology to genomics to ecosystem science. Students study plants from the subcellular and molecular to the whole plant and community levels of biological organization. They also have opportunities for laboratory and field research at state, national, and international levels. Each student's program is planned to meet individual requirements within the framework of a multidisciplinary core of coursework.
Prerequisites for Admission
Special Application Requirements:
Refer to the Plant and Microbial Biology website for full details on application requirements and procedures: https://cbs.umn.edu/academics/departments/pmb/graduate-education.
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Use of 4xxx courses toward program requirements is permitted under certain conditions with adviser approval.
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.
Take at least 6 credits, chosen in consultation with the Plant and Microbial Biology director of graduate studies.
Take at least 12 credits, chosen in consultation with the Plant and Microbial Biology director of graduate studies.