University of North Dakota

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Microbiology and Immunology - Master

Address:

University Ave

Grand Forks, ND 58202

United States

Phone:

1-800-225-5863

Fax:

1-701-777-3016

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Microbiology and Immunology - Master

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.S. program in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology will provide students with formal classroom instruction, mentored training in laboratory research, and other educational experiences that will prepare them for further research training or for careers in scientific industrial, governmental and educational settings. The M.S. program in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology will provide students with formal classroom instruction, mentored training in laboratory research, and other educational experiences that will prepare them for further research training or for careers in scientific industrial, governmental and educational settings. Graduate study is available in a number of subdisciplines including host-pathogen interactions, pathogenic microbiology, immunology, vaccines and immunotherapies, microbial physiology and genetics, and molecular biology. Goal 1: Students will demonstrate an appropriate knowledge base with respect to biomedical science, and to the fields of microbiology and immunology in particular. Students will demonstrate a thorough knowledge base of the field in which their research project is based. Goal 2: Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze published scientific data. Goal 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to present and defend their ideas, findings and analyses in written form and oral form. The Ph.D. program in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology will provide students with formal classroom instruction, mentored training in laboratory research, and other educational experiences that will prepare them for advanced post-doctoral training and careers as independent biomedical scientists. The Ph.D. program in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology will provide students with formal classroom instruction, mentored training in laboratory research, and other educational experiences that will prepare them for advanced post-doctoral training and careers as independent biomedical scientists. Graduate study is available in a number of subdisciplines including host-pathogen interactions, pathogenic microbiology, immunology, vaccines and immunotherapies, microbial physiology and genetics, and molecular biology. Goal 1: Students will demonstrate an appropriate knowledge base with respect to biomedical science, and to the fields of microbiology and immunology in particular. Students will demonstrate a thorough knowledge base of the field in which their research project is based. Goal 2: Students will demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate scientific data. Goal 3: Students will learn to formulate and test hypotheses and to design informative and properly controlled experiments to test those hypotheses. Goal 4: Students will demonstrate the ability to present, defend, and publish their ideas, findings, data, and analyses in written and oral form.

Accreditation:

UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UND also holds many special accreditation's at the college, department, or program level.

International Student Requirements:

All graduate applicants must demonstrate academic-level proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission. This requirement must be met by all applicants, regardless of citizenship, residency, or nation of birth. No applicants will be considered for admission until the English Language Proficiency is met. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for ways in which this requirement can be met.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999