For the Ph.D. degree in Microbiology, at least four consecutive semesters of full-time work, excluding summers, must be spent in resident study. Undergraduate courses and doctoral research will not be counted towards residency fulfillment. A full-time student is expected to register for eight to nine semester hours.
Alabama State University (ASU) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s, master’s, education specialist and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of ASU may be directed in writing to SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga., 30033-4097, or by calling 404-679-4500 or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.SACSCOC.org)