MMB Advanced Certificate - Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.0 cumulative G.P.A.
  • Completion the following prerequisite courses with grade C or better:
    • 12 credits of Chemistry with labs (including Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry)
    • 8 credits of Biology with labs
    • 3 credits of Microbiology
    • 3 credits of Immunology
    • 3 credits of Mathematics
  • An essay demonstrating an understanding of the profession
  • Admission interview

Candidates should have good time management skills, be self-motivated/paced learners, and have a minimum level of technology competency.  It is advisable to take any prerequisite course before the summer class starts. However, completion of all pre-requisites by end of the first academic year will be allowed. GRE examination is not mandatory.


For tuition information go to

  • If you are a NYS resident click on "Graduate" and check "Tuition and Fees for NYS Resident Graduates"
  • If you are not a NYS resident or if you are a non-US citizen click on "online out of state" and check "Tuition and Fees for Online Out of State Graduates"
  • Students enrolled in fully online graduate degree programs will be billed tuition, college fee, academic excellence fee, technology fee and the graduate activity fee

Technical Standards:

Click here for MMB Program Technical Standards: MMB Technical Standards