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Dual Major Ph.D. Graduate Programs Involving Microbiology

Ph.D. students enrolled in the MMG graduate program may obtain a dual major in MMG/environmental toxicology or MMG/quantitative biology. For students interested in toxicology graduate education and research related to the harmful health effects of environmental or other chemicals, joint enrollment is possible in the Environmental and Integrative Toxicological Sciences program administered through MSU’s Institute for Integrative Toxicology. Alternatively, students interested in bridging the biological and mathematical, statistical, physical, or chemical disciplines may apply for joint enrollment in the Quantitative Biology program administered by the Quantitative Biology Initiative. Details about how to apply and who to contact for these programs are found at their web sites: ( ( In addition, students may earn a Ph.D. Specialization in Environmental Science and Policy (