Microbiology at North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University (NCSU) is a leading research university committed to innovation and research in addressing the challenges of our future. Our microbiology programs are part of that mission. NCSU is home to more than 50 microbiology faculty in several departments and colleges throughout our campus.

NCSU is the only university in North Carolina offering a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology. In addition, NCSU offers an undergraduate Microbiology Minor and an online Microbiology Certificate available to non-degree students. Graduate programs include those leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Microbiology, as well as the non-thesis Master’s of Microbiology and Master’s of Microbial Biotechnology degrees.

Microbiology Online courses are taken by on-campus students as part of their undergraduate or graduate degree programs, and are also available to off-campus, non-degree studies students to take individually, or as part of the Microbiology Undergraduate Certificate.
Learn more about Microbiology at NCSU by clicking on the links below:


Contact Your Advisor

Dr. Melissa Ramirez 1567A Thomas Hall 919.513.3309 Contact Me

Apply Now

Applications accepted year-round through rolling admissions. For semester start and end dates, view the NC State Academic Calendar. Enroll in spring classes now! Apply Now

Tuition and Monthly Payments

Tuition and fee information for the upcoming semester can be found on the Cashier’s Office & Student Accounts website.

NC State offers a monthly payment plan.

Explore Microbiology Careers