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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

Earn your graduate certificate on a part-time basis.

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