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Microbiology Certificate Prerequisites

You need not complete all prerequisites before you apply, but the majority should be completed before an admissions decision can be made. All prerequisites must be completed before you enter the program. You may also earn credits through standardized tests, including CLEP.

GPA: 3.0 GPA strongly recommended

Course Credit
Microbiology w/Lab 16
Biological & Chemical Sciences w/Lab 16
Total credits 32

Course Clarification: All science courses must be completed within 10 years of application to Jefferson. Courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or above to be eligible for transfer. A grade of “C-“ or below will not be eligible for transfer.

The curricula for the microbiology certificate are outlined here.

In addition to meeting all academic requirements, students must meet all performance requirements for the program. Visit the Performance Requirements/Technical Standards page for details

*Course Acceptance Subject to Academic Counselor Approval
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