Skip to main content

LAKERS TOGETHER: View the university’s COVID-19 response. Also, be sure to complete the online daily self-assessment.

Photo of a GVSU student in the Kindschi Hall of Science laboratory.

Cell and Molecular Biology, B.S.

The Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) degree is for students with a passion for the life sciences who want to receive research experience as an undergraduate. CMB is focused on determining how cells develop and function, as well as the application of this knowledge in fields such as biotechnology, pharmacology, and biomedicine.


18%
West Michigan Job Growth by 2025
Rewarding Internships Available at the Van Andel Research Institute
10%
Michigan Job Growth by 2025

Source: EMSI, 2020

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in CMB consists of a series of high-impact laboratory and computational courses together with a research project that prepare students for employment or graduate training in the life sciences and professional (eg. medical, dental) schools.

Additional programming in the Cell and Molecular Biology department includes a minor in CMB and the combined degree program (B.S./M.S.). Undergraduate and graduate certificates in bioinformatics and genomics are also available, see gvsu.edu/catalog for program details.

Why Study CMB at Grand Valley?


Program Details