24 months
46200 USD/year
46200 USD/year
22620 USD/year
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You’ll gain a solid foundation for high-demand biotechnology and biomedical careers with our master of arts program in microbiology and immunology. You’ll also be well prepared to pursue PhD, medical or dental education programs. We offer a master degree in Microbiology and Immunology at the University at Buffalo. 


About the Microbiology and Immunology program

We prepare you to advance to doctoral programs in microbiology and immunology or other biomedical sciences. You’ll also gain the skills you need to be a strong candidate for private-sector biotechnology positions. This master program in Microbiology and Immunology is offered by the University at Buffalo. 

Our dedicated faculty researchers will guide you and engage you in cutting-edge science. Through comprehensive coursework and laboratory experience, you’ll gain an understanding of bacteriology, virology, parasitology, mycology and immunology.

At the end of your program, you will demonstrate your knowledge through a comprehensive examination.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Eukaryotic Pathogens
  • Bacteriology
  • Virology
  • Protein-Nucleic Acid Interaction
  • Molecular Parasitology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application form
  • Official transcripts from each college or university you have attended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement of interest
  • Academic performance, including a grade point average of B (3.0) or better
  • Examination scores: GRE (and TOEFL for international students)
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Research experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    22620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

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


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