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Master of Science in Microbiology


Program Description

The masters and doctoral programs include specializations in the areas of animal physiology and biomedical sciences, biological informatics, ecology, evolution and systematic biology, microbiology, plant physiology, plant biotechnology, and quantitative biology.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 30
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: 36
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Graduate Studies : http://www.biol.ttu.edu/graduate.aspx

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Pamela Hellman
E-mail: pamela.hellman@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-742-2710

Department Contact Information

Department AddressDepartment of Biological Science
Box 43131
Texas Tech University
Lubbock
TX 79409-3131
Phone Number 806-742-2710
Department Website http://www.biol.ttu.edu/default.aspx

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/AS_BIOL.php#Grad



Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students


Admission Requirements


Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Recommendation Letter Instructions: Reference Form

Resume Required: No

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: To be admitted into our M.S. and Ph.D. graduate programs, you will need to identify a professor in your area of interest who is willing to serve as your Major Advisor. It is your responsibility to make initial contact with prospective Major Advisors. A faculty member who agrees to serve as your Major Advisor must verify this commitment in writing to the Graduate Student Selection Committee before your completed application is evaluated, or else you will not be admitted. Apply directly to the Graduate School for admission to Texas Tech University as a graduate student. Briefly, this includes submission of a completed application form, non-refundable application fee, official transcripts for all previous college-level study, and official GRE score reports. International students must also submit official TOEFL scores and a bank statement that indicates sufficient funds to cover the studentís education and living expenses.

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines


The Office of Graduate and International Admissions does not have a specific deadline for domestic applications; we strongly recommend that you have all of the required application materials in by the date listed below.


US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
January 15August 15January 15July 8

We will do our best to process applications and materials from international students that are received after the deadline, however we cannot guarantee that your application evaluation will be complete in enough time for a decision to be made by your prospective academic department.


International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15June 15November 15February 15

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How To Apply


1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements


If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.


GRE GMAT
Not Required Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students


These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


TOEFL INTERNET TOEFL PAPER-BASED IELTS ELS CAE CPE
795506.5112BC

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