Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Master's Programs
Overview


The Master of Science in Microbiology & Immunology 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.

PSM

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. Learn more about PSM on their website.

Contact Us

Office of Admissions

Phone:    (215) 503-4400
E-mail:    jgsbs-info@jefferson.edu

Eleanor Gorman

Assistant Coordinator for Master Programs in the Basic Sciences & Graduate Center Programs
Phone:    (215) 503-5799
E-mail:    Eleanor.Gorman@jefferson.edu

James McGettigan, PhD

Program Director
Address:    466 Jefferson Alumni Hall
                        1020 Locust Street
                        Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone:        (215) 503-4629
E-mail:        James.Mcgettigan@jefferson.edu