Typical Program of Study:

FIRST YEAR

Select Advisory Committee by end of Spring 

Fall: 

MIBO8610 (Advanced Microbial Diversity) (3 Credits) 
MIBO7000 (MS Research) (Variable Credits)
MIBO8170 (Student Seminar) (1 Credit)*

Total of 18 hours

*RECOMMENDED

Spring:

MIBO8600 (Advanced Prokaryotic Biology) (3 Credits)
MIBO7000 (MS Research)  (Variable Credits)
MIBO8170 (Student Seminar) (1 Credit)*                                                                                                GRSC7770 (Graduate Teaching & Career Development) (1 Credit)
Elective

Total of 18 hours

*RECOMMENDED

Summer:

MIBO7000 (MS Research) (Variable Credits)

Total of 12 hours

SECOND YEAR

 Fall:

MIBO8160 (Seminar Presentation) (3 Credits)
MIBO7000 (MS Research) (Variable Credits)
Elective

Total of 18 hours

Spring

MIBO7000 
MIBO8170 (Student Seminar) (1 Credit)*
Elective

Total of 18 hours

*RECOMMENDED

Summer of second year or Fall of third year:

MIBO7000 (PhD Research) (Variable Credits)
MIBO7300 (MS dissertation preparation) (3 Credits)

Total of 12 hours