Microbiology and Immunology (MS)
The Microbiology and Immunology MS program offers a two-year, research-intensive program that leads to a Master's degree in Microbiology and Immunology. Students will be trained in the rigor of the scientiﬁc method by proposing and completing a research project under the direction of a selected faculty mentor.
The Master of Science in Microbiology and Immunology requires 30 credit hours of coursework and a master's thesis.
|BMSC 405||Ethics in Biomedical Sciences||1|
|BMSC 410||Biochemistry and Molecular Biology||4|
|BMSC 412||Cell Biology||4|
|BMSC 416||Methods Biomedical Science||1|
|BMSC 418||Presentation skills||1|
|MIIM 402||Microbes & Hosts||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Basic Concepts of Immunology|
|Basic Molecular Microbiology|
|The Molecular Biology of Viruses|
|Cell & Molecular Immunology|
|Special Topics in Infectious Disease and Immunology|
|Molecular Microbial Genetics|
|Statistical Methods for Biomedical Science|
|MIIM 492||Research (hours vary)||12|
|MIIM 503||Current Literature||1|
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Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- apply their broad training in the biomedical sciences and specialized training in Microbiology and Immunology. This wide knowledge base will provide versatility in applying for subsequent positions in research or teaching.
- demonstrate expertise in molecular biology and a variety of other areas, such as biochemistry, immunological techniques, enzyme assays, and cell culturing.
- communicate your scientific expertise in oral presentations.
Our graduates are equipped to succeed in more advanced research, teaching or administrative positions and will serve as leaders in their chosen professions. They are also prepared for additional educational objectives such as obtaining an advanced degree in such areas as law, medicine or research.