Master of Science Degree in Microbiology and Immunology

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Program Description

The Master of Science (MS) degree program in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology prepares research scientists for productive careers at a highly competitive level in the ever-changing health care market place. The department offers didactic coursework sufficient for rapid mastery of concepts central to the discipline while emphasizing active student involvement in the laboratory as quickly as possible. Students are engaged in ongoing accrual of knowledge and accomplishments in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology through attendance at the weekly departmental seminar, participation in the weekly departmental research in progress meeting, participation in journal clubs and research meetings and attendance and presentations at local and national meetings. The program provides varied forums to enhance student communication and teaching skills and expects training to be completed in two to three years, producing independent, creative investigators.

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Indiana University School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research and education. With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses statewide and strong c ... Read More

Indiana University School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research and education. With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses statewide and strong clinical partnerships with Indiana’s most advanced hospitals and physician networks, the school is continuously advancing its mission to prepare healers and transform health in Indiana and throughout the world. Read less