Graduate Programs

Michigan State University has organized six of the biological sciences graduate units under one umbrella, designated as the BioMolecular Science (BMS) Gateway. Admissions and the first year of graduate studies are administered through BMS. Students admitted through BMS earn their degrees in one of the participating units. BMS offers students flexibility in their course of study and research training. Prospective students with an interest in pursuing a PhD in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics are directed to learn more about BMS at ( Complete application instructions can be found at (

For more information call 517-884-5300 or 517-884-5299 OR email the following:

Information for entry into the Ph.D. program may be obtained by visiting the BioMolecular Science (BMS) Gateway web site.

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