60 months
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The mission of the Cellular and Molecular Medicine program from University of Arizona is to provide pre- and post-doctoral, medical and graduate education in an interdisciplinary environment through research activities to advance the knowledge of biological structure as related to function and disease from the molecular level to the whole organism.

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Key Features

The Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine is one of the five basic science departments of the University of Arizona College of Medicine located on the Northeast side of the University of Arizona Campus in Tucson, AZ.  

CMM faculty run active research programs in modern molecular and cellular biology, which include the areas of developmental biology, neuroscience, parasitology, immunology, cancer biology, and cellular structure and function. 

The Cellular and Molecular Medicine program from University of Arizona attracts outstanding students from all parts of the US and the world. Graduate students from the interdisciplinary programs of cancer biology, genetics, molecular & cellular biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, and physiological sciences also receive training in CMM faculty laboratories.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis 
  • Scientific Grantsmanship 
  • Principles of Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology
  • Genetics and Molecular Networks 
  • Human Genetic Disease Colloquium
  • Problems in Biology of Complex Diseases

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BS, BA or MS degree in biological or physical sciences
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Prior research experience is highly desirable
  • GRE (Graduate Record Examination) scores
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 60 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 60 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5969 USD per semester during 60 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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