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Infectious Disease Control

Be part of this exciting new graduate certificate focused on the needs of the working healthcare professional.

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Eleanor Gorman
Assistant Coordinator for Master Programs in the Basic Sciences & Graduate Center Programs
(215) 503-5799

The curriculum for this graduate certificate is built on core courses and TJU expertise in microbiology and immunology. The required 15 credits emphasize key areas such as:

  • Microbiology of Antimicrobial and Antiviral Agents
  • Vaccinology and Immunotherapeutics
  • Epidemiology
  • Management skills courses, clerkship/internship, or other selected electives

Required Core Courses (11 Credits)

GC 660  Statistical Methods in Data Analysis

3 credit hours

MI 540  Microbiology of Antimicrobial and Antiviral Agents 

2 credit hours

MI 580  Epidemiology  (GC 660 is a suggested prerequisite)

3 credit hours

MI 521  Vaccinology and Immunotherapeutics 

2 credit hours

MI 718  Infectious Disease Rounds

1 credit hour

 

 

Select a total of 4 credits from the following suggested electives

 

GC 510  Database Design and Management

3 credit hours

GC 525  Information Management

3 credit hours

GC 645  Genomics and Bioinformatics

3 credit hours

GC 640  Research Ethics

1 credit hour

GC 720  Scientific Writing

2 credit hours

MI 530   Microbial Pathogenesis

2 credit hours

MI 532   Medical Mycology

2 credit hours

MI 590   Introduction to Clinical Virology

2 credit hours

PBH 501 Introduction to Public Health

3 credit hours

PBH 606 Advanced Epidemiology

2 credit hours

PR 530   Biosafety

2 credit hours

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Earn your graduate certificate on a part-time basis.

Applications follow University guidelines. Please refer to Admissions for application procedures and other information.