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

­čŚ╣ 6 Required Courses (18 credits)

­čŚ╣ 4-6 Electives (12 credits)*

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

Required Courses


BCHB 5001: Biochemistry & Cellular Sciences
3 credits | Fall Semester
Note: Students must choose Section 3

BCHB 5760: Core Methods of Biochemistry
3 credits | Fall Semester

MICB 6120: Immunology
3 credits | Fall Semester

MICB 6140: Bacteriology & Mycology
3 credits | Fall Semester

MICB 6190: Biology & Biochemistry of Viruses
3 credits | Spring Semester

MICB 6290: Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis 
3 credits | Spring Semester


BCHB 5360: Cell Culture Applications in Biotechnology
2 Credits | Spring Semester

BCHB 5400: Molecular Basis of Carcinogenesis
3 Credits | Spring Semester

BHTA 6524: Emerging & Re-emerging Infectious Diseases
2 Credits | Spring Semester

BHTA 6551: Seminar: Biohazardous Threat Agents & Emerging Infectious Diseases
2 credits | Fall Semester

BHTA 6577: Defense Threat Reduction Initiatives
2 Credits | Spring Semester

BHTA 6590: One Health and Health Security
2 credits | Fall Semester

BSPA 7800: Seminar: Global Infectious Diseases
2 credits | Fall Semester

BSPA 7801: Seminar: Global Infectious Diseases
2 Credits | Spring Semester

CBIO 5390: Molecular Cell Biology
3 Credits | Spring Semester

MICB 6220: Advanced Techniques in Microbiology I *
2-3 Credits | Fall & Spring Semesters
Requires Instructor Approval.

MICB 6600: Concepts of Immunotherapy
3 Credits | Spring Semester

MICB 7008: Immunogenetics in Health & Disease
2 Credits | Fall & Spring Semesters

MICB 6852: Seminar in Microbiology and Immunology
1 credit | Fall Semester

MICB 6853: Seminar in Microbiology and Immunology
1 Credit | Spring Semester

NURS 6012: Interdisciplinary Health Care Ethics
2 Credits | Spring Semester

PHAR 6505: Advanced Topics in Nutrition
3 Credits | Spring Semester

TBIO 6543: Clinical Survey of Human Cancer
1 Credit | Fall Semester

TBIO 6584:  Intro to Tumor Biology
1 Credit | Fall Semester

* Please note that for MICB 6220, students will be required to take the laboratory safety course before taking MICB 6220. Sign up for the laboratory safety course.