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Graduate Committee

Dr. Rakesh Singh (Chair & Program Director), R. Lee Mosley (Co-Chair), Dr. Paul Fey, Dr. Kai Fu, Dr. Tammy Kielian, Dr. Kaihong Su, and Dr. Geoffrey Thiele

The Immunology, Pathology & Infectious Disease Master of Science program is designed to provide a strong background in pathobiology, microbiology and other basic sciences, thereby enhancing your preparation for further career advancement. There are also opportunities to obtain international training through the International Alliance on Staphylococcus aureus Research and Education.

MS Curriculum

Thesis Track

Students must complete at least 6 graduate courses that are graded (not pass/fail). No more than 3 of these courses may be "introductory" courses (800-level, with 600-level or lower counterparts).  Important Note: Students must complete the Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) / Ethics Training.

Clinical Laboratory Science Track (Non-Thesis)

Students must complete 11 graduate courses, 4 of which may be "introductory" courses (800-level with 600-level or lower counterparts). Since the Non-Thesis Option is not a research degree, no more than 2 of the 11 courses may be Research Other Than Thesis.