The M.S. program in Immunology & Microbiology provides education, training and research experience for students interested in research careers in academia, medicine and industry. The program requires completion of a research project and thesis. The program does not provide formal preparation for careers in medical technology or clinical laboratory science that require professional accreditation.
The M.S. in Immunology and Microbiology program is designed to be a full-time educational experience requiring the completion of 33 credits over a two-year period. The first year is comprised of a mixture of coursework and research. The second year is focused primarily on research.
Candidates must complete a minimum of thirty-three credits in course work and research in accordance with Plan A, including the courses listed below.
|BMB 7010||General Biochemistry Lecture||4|
|or MGG 7010||Molecular Biology and Genetics|
|IM 7040||Fundamentals of Research||2|
|IM 7010||Fundamentals of Immunology||2|
|IM 7030||Molecular Biology of Viruses||2|
|IM 7520||Molecular Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis||2|