Typical Program of Study:

FIRST YEAR

Select Advisory Committee by end of Spring 

Fall: 

MIBO8150 (Research Interests of Faculty) (1CR)
GRSC7770 (Graduate Teaching & Career Development) (3 CR)
MIBO8610 (Advanced Microbial Diversity) (3 CR) 
MIBO7000 (MS Research) (variable CR)
MIBO8170 (Student Seminar) (1CR)*

Total of 18 hrs

*RECOMMENDED

Spring:

MIBO8600 (Advanced Prokaryotic Biology) (3 CR)
MIBO7000 (MS Research)  (variable CR)
MIBO8170 (Student Seminar) (1CR)*
Possible elective

Total of 18 hrs

*RECOMMENDED

Summer:

MIBO7000 (MS Research) (variable CR)

Total of 12 hrs

SECOND YEAR

 Fall:

MIBO8160 (Seminar Presentation) (3 CR)
MIBO7000 (MS Research) (variable CR)
Other elective

Total of 18 hrs

Spring

MIBO7000 
MIBO8170 (Student Seminar) (1CR)*
Possible elective

Total of 18 hrs

*RECOMMENDED

Summer of second year or Fall of third year:

MIBO7000 (PhD Research) (variable CR)
MIBO7300 (MS dissertation preparation) (3 CR)

Total of 18 hrs