University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Cellular, Molecular, and Microbial Biology MS - Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Master of Science - Cellular, Molecular, and Microbial Biology; Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Concentration


Core Courses7
Semester Credits8
Suggest Curriculum Courses12
Total Hours30

Degree Specific Credits: 30

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • All CMMB MS students also have a common set of requirements: students must take a total of 30 semester credits, including 20 semester credits of courses (includes any course other than Thesis and Research).
  • At least half of the credits toward the degree must be at the 500 or 600 level.

Core Courses

Core Courses
Complete all of the following courses:
BCH/BIOM 570Intro to Research1
BIOB 547Experimental Molecular, Cellular, and Chemical Biology2
BIOM 594Seminar4
Suggested Curriculum Courses
BCH 581Physical Biochemistry3
BCH 582Proteins and Enzymes3
BCH 584Nucleic Acids3
BCH 600Cell Organization & Mechanisms3
Total Hours19

Minimum Required Grade: C