Prospective Students

Welcome to the Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology!

  • Join our dynamic faculty and students as we investigate the molecules and cells that comprise life. Our work advances knowledge and translates research into treating diseases such as cancer, neurodegeneration, and aging.
  • We are home to a diverse group of students, providing the knowledge, support, and confidence they need to succeed.
  • What can you do with an MCB degree? Our graduates are successful doctors, researchers, educators, health professionals, entrepreneurs, genetic counselors, attorneys, science writers, policy advocates, and more.
  • Personalize your degree! Explore our major sub-plans in Genetics & Human Health, Education & Communication, and Systems & Big Data Biology. Or develop a strong general foundation with our Molecular & Cellular Biology sub-plan.
  • Get off to a great start with our colloquia, small group classes with expert professors designed to support you as you begin your MCB studies.

Next Steps


Apply to The University of Arizona


Request additional information

MCB Senior Academic Advisor Kara Dyson (preferred)
(520) 621-1073


Interested in a graduate degree? Visit our Graduate Programs page.