Degree Requirements | MS in Microbiology & Immunology

Students must complete 30 credits of coursework, including 18 credits of required courses and 12 credits of electives.

Electives are chosen from a broad range of the Medical Center department course offerings.

CHECKLIST

   6 Required Courses (18 credits)

   4-6 Electives (12 credits)*

Review our department course schedule, course syllabi, and course catalog.

Required Courses


BCHB 501: Biochemical & Cellular Sciences
3 credits | Fall Semester
Note: Students must choose Section 3

BCHB 576: Core Methods of Biochemistry
3 credits | Fall Semester

MICB 612: Immunology
3 credits | Fall Semester

MICB 614: Bacteriology & Mycology
3 credits | Fall Semester

MICB 619: Biology & Biochemistry of Viruses
3 credits | Spring Semester

MICB 629: Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis 
3 credits | Spring Semester


BCHB 521: Bioinformatics
4 Credits | Fall Semester

BCHB 536: Applications of Cell Culture in Biotechnology and Medicine
2 Credits | Spring Semester

BCHB 540: Molecular Basis of Carcinogenesis
3 Credits | Spring Semester

BIST 501: Introductory Biostatistics: Exp Des/Analysis
3 Credits | Fall Semester

CBIO 539: Molecular Cell Biology
4 Credits | Spring Semester

MICB 524: Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases: A Multidisciplinary Approach
2 Credits | Spring Semester

MICB 549: Infectious Disease and Conflict
2 credits | Fall Semester

MICB 551: Seminar – Biohazardous Threat Agents & EID
2 credits | Fall Semester

MICB 577: Defense Threat Reduction Initiatives
2 Credits | Spring Semester

MICB 590: Animal Health
2 credits | Fall Semester

MICB 622: Advanced Techniques in Microbiology I *
2-3 Credits | Fall & Spring Semesters
Requires Instructor Approval.

MICB 660: Concepts of Immunotherapy
3 Credits | Spring Semester

MICB 702: Regulatory Science and Public Health
2 Credits | Fall Semester

MICB 708: Immunogenetics in Health & Disease
2 Credits | Fall & Spring Semesters

MICB 800: Seminar: Global Infectious Diseases
2 credits | Fall Semester

MICB 801: Seminar – Global Infectious Diseases
2 Credits | Spring Semester

MICB 852: Seminar in Microbiology and Immunology
1 credit | Fall Semester

MICB 853: Seminar in Microbiology and Immunology
1 Credit | Spring Semester

NURS 518: Interdisciplinary Health Care Ethics
2 Credits | Spring Semester

PHAR 605: Advanced Topics in Nutrition
3 Credits | Spring Semester

TBIO 543: Clinical Survey of Human Cancer
2 Credits | Fall Semester

TBIO 584:  Intro to Tumor Biology
1 Credit | Fall Semester

* Please note that for MICB 622, students will be required to take the laboratory safety course before taking MICB 622. Sign up for the laboratory safety course.