Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences

Master of Science in Microbiology

Address:

1020 Locust St., M46

Jefferson Alumni Hall

Philadelphia, PA 19107

United States

Phone:

(215) 503-4400

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Microbiology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Microbiology Program offers choices for career specialization with flexible schedules, professional training for academic credit and academic preparation for national professional certification.

The broad-based curriculum includes a minimum of 40 credits. Course content includes:

  • The biology of microorganisms
  • Immunology
  • Epidemiology
  • Pathology
  • Biostatistics
  • Management
  • Clerkship
  • Master's research thesis or, alternatively, a Non-Thesis Option

The program may be completed on a part-time or accelerated (coursework) schedule over a period of 1.5 to four years. Courses are offered late afternoon/early evening and meet once per week, allowing students the flexibility to work while taking classes or devote their full attention to their studies. Flexibility is the key. . 
Applications follow University guidelines. Refer to Admissions for further information.

All of our master's programs are designated Professional Science Master’s (PSM). PSM is a graduate/ professional degree grounded in science and designed for a variety of career options in business, government or non-profit organizations.

The degree combines advanced coursework in science with an array of professional skill-development activities aligned with the needs of 21st century employers. 

Accreditation:

Thomas Jefferson University is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104, Telephone: (267) 284-5000. E-mail: [email protected] Spanish: españ[email protected]

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1039.00

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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