Cell and Molecular Biology (M.S.)


The Cell and Molecular Biology Program offers research opportunities from a wide variety of fields to include the molecular and cellular aspects of cancer biology, infectious disease, metabolism (includes biofuels), neuroscience, plant biology, molecular physiology, gene expression, reproductive biology, developmental biology and structural biology.

Master of Science (M.S.) in Cell and Molecular Biology

Areas of Study

  • Cancer Biology
  • Prions & Neurobiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Microbiomes
  • Stem Cells & Development
  • Genome structure, evolution & repair
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Metabolism & Physiology
  • Gene Expression
  • STEM Communication

Next Steps


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid