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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biomolecular Analysis Graduate Certificate

The Biomolecular Analysis 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 Biomolecular Analysis Graduate Certificate 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 biomolecular analytical techniques used to investigate biological systems.
  • Apply knowledge of biomolecular techniques to the generation of experimental data.
  • Analyze and interpret biological data generated from biomolecular 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.