University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Cellular, Molecular, and Microbial Biology M.S. - Microbiology and Immunology

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


Core Courses7
Semester Credits5
Suggest Curriculum Courses15
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

Complete all of the following courses:
BCH 570Intro to Research2
or BIOM 570 Intro to Research
BIOB 547Experimental Molecular, Cellular, and Chemical Biology4
BIOM 594Seminar4
Total Hours10

Minimum Required Grade: C

Suggested Curriculum Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
BCH 582Proteins and Enzymes3
BCH 584Nucleic Acids3
BCH 600Cell Organization & Mechanisms3
BIOM 502Advanced Immunology3
BIOM 540Microbial Pathogenesis3
Total Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C