Earn a Degree in Cellular and Molecular Medicine in India from a top-ranked U.S. university

The University of Arizona and Amrita University offer an innovative program that allows students to earn a MS in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from Arizona and a degree from Amrita University. The partnership enables students in India to complete a U.S.-accredited degree entirely in Amritapuri.

Arizona + Amrita Professors

Courses are delievered by both Arizona and Amrita professors. Students learn from Arizona faculty, access Arizona resources, and become part of Arizona's network of 295,000 alumni. Innovative course delivery prepares students for an increasingly technical world.

Ranked TOP 1% in the World

The University of Arizona ranks number 69 out of 20,000 schools in the world, according to the Center for World University rankings, and our online bachelors degrees rank #7 in the US according to US News & World Report.

Study Abroad

Students may complete the program entirely in India or study abroad at the Tucson, Arizona campus in the U.S. for a summer or a semester. Qualified students also have the opportunity to apply for a lab internship at the UA main campus. The palm-tree lined campus is known as one of the most beautiful in the country. The surrounding city features hiking, concerts, and world-class dining.


Gain a comprehensive understanding of human anatomy, functional histology, and cell biology with an emphasis on hands-on training in basic and translational science.

Our students obtain fundamental knowledge of the normal structure and function of the major organs of the human body, the major types of diseases that afflict those organs, as well as opportunities, strategies, and approaches to prevent or treat such diseases.

While earning a MS in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from the University of Arizona, students can choose from the following Amrita University degrees offered at the Kochi campus:

  • MSc Biotechnology
  • MSc Microbiology
  • MSc Bioinformatics


Most of our graduates continue their education in PhD or MD programs, though a sizeable number pursue rewarding careers in academic and biomedical research.


Nestled in the picturesque village of Vallikavu, across the beautiful and famed backwaters of Kerala, is Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's Amritapuri campus, blending into the natural setting of the environment with its endless stretches of coconut palm groves. The Arabian Sea that borders Kerala on the west is only a few hundred meters from the campus.



Once admitted to Amrita University, students receive application instructions from the University of Arizona. Students must meet admissions criteria of both institutions.

Contact Us

University of Arizona at
Amrita University
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Amritapuri, Clappana P O,
Kollam - 690525, Kerala, India