Clemson University

College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences



Strom Thurmond Institute

Clemson, SC 29634

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.-Microbiology, M.S.-Microbiology;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MS degree is usually completed within two years; the goal of this program is to develop scientists with strong interdisciplinary skills in research design, critical thinking, and communication as well as expertise in a specific research area. The PhD degree is usually completed within four years, and prepares students for careers as research scientists in academic institutions, in research laboratories, or with state, federal, and private agencies.


Clemson is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a category comprising less than 4 percent of all universities in America.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Fringe Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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