Infectious Disease and Immunology

Loyola University Chicago

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
1033 USD/credit
1033 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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We offer a 2-year, Infectious Disease and Immunology at Loyola University Chicago full-time research-intensive program that leads to a Master’s degree.


Master’s students will graduate with the ability to:

  • Discuss, develop and supervise Loyola University Chicago projects that call for a broad training in the biomedical sciences and focused training in Infectious Disease and Immunology
  • Provide technical expertise in molecular and/or cellular biology and a variety of other areas, such as biochemistry, immunological techniques, enzyme assays, and cell culture
  • Act as liaison between researchers and clinical faculty and in situations that require familiarity with clinical presentations within the areas of infectious disease and immunology, as well as treatment of infectious disease
  • Incorporate high standards of ethics into research design and execution and data interpretation
  • Incorporate high standards of ethics with respect to patient interaction and confidentiality
  • Demonstrate strong oral presentation skills in the course of dialogues with colleagues, clients, physicians, and research scientists
  • Have thorough knowledge, within the fields of infectious diseases and immunology, of the biomedical research process including project planning, experimental design, and research protocol development. This knowledge will be beneficial to those pursing careers in health sciences, government or commercial environments.
  • The ability to develop and conduct biomedical research projects focused on infectious disease and Immunology
  • A foundation in molecular and cellular biology, cutting edge knowledge in microbiology, virology and immunology.
  • Strong oral presentation skills
  • The ability to make strong contributions in careers in health sciences, and in related areas in government and commercial sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics in Biomedical Sciences
  • Molecular Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Methods
  • InDIRI Seminar
  • Special Topics
  • Oral Presentation skills
  • Research
  • InDIRI Seminar
  • Special Topics
  • Infections and Immunology
  • Special Topics
  • Infectious Diseases

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

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

  • International

    1033 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1033 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1033 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1033 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Infectious Disease and Immunology
Loyola University Chicago


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