Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program

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Experience the forefront of biomedical research 

Take a deeper look at life’s building block: cells.

Do meaningful research with your peers and professors. Have a master’s degree that aligns with your goals.

Pursue research careers, lab work or admission into advanced degree programs.

Degree options

Review a sample degree plan that details your path to graduation.

Degree plan

Traditional master's

Earn your degree in two years.

Degree plan

Accelerated master's

Get a head start on your degree. Finish sooner.

Why earn a master’s degree in cell and molecular biology at Missouri State?

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Do research that matters

Your lab work and research projects can help you get published in peer-reviewed journals. Explore biotech, genetics, medicine and more.

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Prepare for your next step: advanced study

Want to earn a doctoral degree (PhD) or pursue medical school? This is a great path to take. Most of our students move on to doctoral or professional health care programs.

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Have great support

A dedicated advisor and expert faculty guide you every step of the way. They give you insight into the best academic and career options for you.

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Try your hand at teaching

Inspire the next generation of scientists and researchers. You may have the chance to teach undergraduate students as you complete your degree.

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Careers and outcomes

Explore your potential career paths

Find your calling in the health care field or continue your education.