School of
Molecular Biosciences
Explore the vast range of life science

School of Molecular Biosciences

Undergraduate degree programs

We prepare you for a career in human and animal science, health, and medicine.

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

Study life on the molecular level, using approaches from chemistry, physics, and biology.

Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Cell Biology

The science of heredity and the structure and function of living cells.

Bachelor of Science in Microbiology

Study of organisms and viruses too small to be seen by the unaided eye.

Get on the fast track with STARS

Earn an accelerated PhD degree in as little as 7 years.

Graduate degree programs

Rigorous educational training for tomorrow’s scientists.

Master of Science in Molecular Biosciences

Uses the approaches of chemistry, physics, and biology to understand the fundamental mechanisms of living organisms.

Ph.D. in Molecular Biosciences

Life science research in biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, genetics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, structural biology, and virology.


Molecular Biosciences Undergraduate Certificate

Interdisciplinary science training provides a foundation in genetics, microbiology, and biochemistry. 

Professional Molecular Sciences Graduate Certificate

Designed for students with science degrees who want to transition into a variety of careers.  The program combines in-depth instruction in molecular biosciences with training in valuable professional skills including management, ethics, and business.

Centers, Initiatives, and Programs

Center of Reproductive Biology

Research areas

  • Cellular signaling
  • Molecular reproduction and regeneration
  • Infectious disease

  • Functional genomics
  • Chromosome biology and DNA repair
  • Biology and biochemistry education research

Teaching Academy

Fostering innovative teaching and learning for faculty, residents, professional and graduate students across the college.

Labs, libraries, and facilities

Our faculty and students have access to extensive and modern WSU research labs, libraries, and facilities in molecular, material, chemical and biochemical sciences.

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