M.Sc. On Campus

Microbiology and Immunology

Loyola University Chicago

12 months
30990 USD/year
30990 USD/year
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We offer a two year, research-intensive Microbiology and Immunology program at Loyola University Chicago that leads to a Master's degree in Microbiology and Immunology. Students will be trained in the rigor of the scientific method by proposing and completing a research project under the direction of a selected faculty 


Master's Microbiology and Immunology students at Loyola University Chicago will graduate with:

  • broad training in the biomedical sciences and focused training in Microbiology and Immunology. This wide knowledge base will provide versatility in applying for subsequent jobs.
  • technical expertise in molecular biology and a variety of other areas, such as biochemistry, immunological techniques, enzyme assays, and cell culturing.
  • substantially enhanced skills in oral presentations.

As such, they are equipped to succeed in more advanced research, teaching or administrative positions and will serve as leaders in their chosen professions. They are also prepared for additional educational objectives (leading to additional degrees in such areas as law, medicine or research)

Programme Structure

  • During the first yeaogram is on research. You will be expected to undertake independent, original experiments culminating in a new and significant contribution to scientific knowledge. 
  • Major areas of research emphasis are: molecular and cellular immunology, neuroimmunology, cancer immunology, immunodermatology, mucosal immunology, viral immunology, molecular biology, genetics, pathogenic and diagnostic microbiology, molecular virology, viral pathogenesis, microbial genetics, and microbial physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Completed Application Form
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Statement of PurposeTest Scores (GMAT or GRE)
  • Professional Resume
  • Language Test Requirement
  • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1033 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1033 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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