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Biology - Microbiology and Infectious Disease

George Mason University

12 months
Duration
1512 USD/credit
1512 USD/credit
624 USD/credit
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About

This Biology - Microbiology and Infectious Disease program from George Mason University provides advanced training for college graduates or professionals seeking careers in the biomedical research, biotechnology, neuroscience or biodefense, as well as evolutionary and animal biology, animal biology and biology teaching. 

Overview

Master's level concentrations are available in microbiology and infectious disease, molecular biology, neuroscience, evolutionary biology, and translational and clinical research. Alternatively,  Biology - Microbiology and Infectious Disease students at George Mason University may choose the program in general biological sciences, which allows flexibility to build a degree program tailored to a specific research or career interest. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Graduate Studies in Biology
  • Research Methods
  • Advanced Topics in Immunology
  • Virology
  • Pathogenic Microbiology
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Techniques in Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Seminar in Molecular, Microbial, and Cellular Biology
  • Master's Research Project
  • Thesis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application for graduate study and application fee
  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from copies of unofficial transcripts uploaded to the online application Self-Service Center.
  • Copies of unofficial university transcripts and any earned degree 
  • All transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be translated into English
  • Verification of English language proficiency.
  • Official GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MAT or other official test scores
  • Other supplemental materials specified by your academic program such as essays, departmental forms, portfolios, or interviews

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1512 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1512 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    1512 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1512 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    624 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 624 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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