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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Microbiology and Immunology MS

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Graduate training in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, provides education and research opportunities in each of our four core disciplines: bacterial pathogenesis, eukaryotic pathogenesis (parasitology and mycology), virology, and immunology. Research in these disciplines utilizes the latest tools in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and biophysics, to probe the interactions of microbes with their human hosts with the ultimate goal of reducing the public health impact of infectious diseases. Our broad curriculum and focused research training prepares students to succeed in nearly any area of microbiology and immunology.

Microbiology Core (4 credits)

Select 2 from:

Electives & Culminating Experience (16 credits)

Electives (10-16 credits)

Number of elective credits may vary depending on choice made to complete the culminating experience. Be sure to complete enough elective credit to reach 30 minimum total credit hours.

Culminating Experience: Exam, Project or Thesis (0-6 credits)

* One semester of MIC 596  is prerequisite for selection of MIC 597  (Project) or MIC 598  (Thesis).

Total Credit Hours: 30

3.0 Degree GPA required


Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 30 Hours


  • 1.5 Years

Application Fee

  • $85

Program Contact

Caroline Golach
955 Main St., Room 5102B
Email: cgolach@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-2993

SED Statement

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

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