Infectious diseases are at the root of some of the world’s most pressing public health issues. A major component of the department’s mission involves training the next generation of scientists and public health professionals to join in the effort to reduce the impact of infectious diseases worldwide. The degree programs offer a unique blend of bench science, health education and community interventions. Graduates of these programs are prepared for careers in academia, industry, government, and the community service sectors.
Master of Science, Infectious Diseases & Microbiology
Develop skills and experience to become a more competitive applicant for medical school and doctoral programs, as well as a researcher in academia, government and industry.
Master of Public Health, Infectious Diseases & Microbiology
Two concentrations are available: infectious disease pathogenesis, eradication and laboratory practice (PEL) and infectious disease management, intervention and community practice (MIC).
Doctor of Philosophy, Infectious Diseases & Microbiology
Prepare for competitive research and teaching careers in academia, government agencies, and private industry.