Mar 02, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Cell Biology Imaging and Quantification Graduate Certificate

The Cell Biology Imaging and Quantification Graduate Certificate is offered by the Biological Sciences Division. Applicants can be currently admitted to a degree program at UTK or can apply solely for the Cell Biology Imaging and Quantification Certificate. All applicants must submit the online application through the Graduate Admissions Office. The applicants are expected to have a baccalaureate degree in a natural science discipline with a minimum GPA of 3.00. Students from other disciplines may be admitted but may be required to take prerequisite courses as described in the Graduate Catalog. Recommended background knowledge includes organismal and ecological biology, cellular and molecular biology, physics, and math.

Applicants may be admitted to the certificate or complete the certificate as part of an MS or PhD.

This certificate will enable students to accomplish the following:

  • Acquire knowledge of the theoretical basis of microscopy and imaging analytical techniques used to investigate biological systems.
  • Apply knowledge of microscopy and imaging techniques to the generation of experimental data.
  • Analyze and interpret biological data generated from microscopy and imaging analytical technologies.

Home department: Microbiology .

Campus Code

Knoxville Campus

Graduate Certificate Type


Credit Hours Required

12 graduate credit hours

Admissions Standards/Procedures

  • Applicants must meet the minimum admissions requirements of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Graduate School
  • Must apply for the certificate online through the Office of Graduate Admissions

Non-Course Requirements

To receive the certificate, students must:
1) complete the Graduate Certificate Course Verification Form (located on the Graduate School webpage under the Forms Central tab) and
2) through MyUTK, apply to graduate from the certificate program.