Degree Plans | MS in Microbiology & Immunology

The following is an example of a master’s program course schedule for full-time students. Full-time students must complete the program within three semesters, but may complete it in two semesters if they chose. Part-time students may register for fewer than 10 credits per semester. Students have up to three years to complete the M.S. degree in Microbiology & Immunology.

Our program charges a full-time, per-semester flat rate for students taking 12 credits or more in a semester, and a part-time, per-credit rate for students taking fewer than 12 credits.

2-Semester Program Schedule


Fall Semester

Course NameCredit(s)
BCHB 501 (Section 03): Biochemistry & Cellular Sciences 3
BCHB 576: Core Methods of Biochemistry3
MICB 612: Immunology3
MICB 614: Bacteriology & Mycology3
Elective 13
15 Credits

Students pay the per semester flat rate (new window).

Spring Semester

Course NameCredit(s)
MICB 619: Biology & Biochemistry of Viruses 3
MICB 629: Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis3
Elective 23
Elective 33
Elective 43
15 Credits

Students pay the per semester flat rate (new window).

3-Semester Program Schedule


Fall Semester 1

Course NameCredit(s)
BCHB 501 (Section 03): Biochemistry & Cellular Sciences 3
BCHB 576: Core Methods of Biochemistry3
Elective 12
Elective 22
10 Credits

Students pay the per credit rate (new window).

Spring Semester 1

Course NameCredit(s)
MICB 619: Biology & Biochemistry of Viruses 3
MICB 629: Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis3
Elective 32
Elective 42
10 Credits

Students pay the per credit rate (new window).

Fall Semester 2

Course NameCredit(s)
MICB 612: Immunology3
MICB 614: Bacteriology & Mycology3
Elective 53
Elective 61
10 Credits

Students pay the per credit rate (new window).