12 months
27638 USD/year
27638 USD/year
13524 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Microbiology and Immunology from University of Louisville aims to both deepen the conceptual understanding in the fields of microbiology and immunology and provide an opportunity for students to perform research. 


Microbiology and Immunology from University of Louisville consists of training in both integrated theory and mentored training in research design, experimentation, grant writing, and oral presentation. 

Graduates with Microbiology and Immunology from University of Louisville will gain knowledge in:

  • molecular aspects of bacterial and viral pathogenesis, 
  • in vivo pathogenesis of infectious diseases, 
  • regulation of innate and adaptive immune responses in the contexts of autoimmunity, cancer, and infectious diseases.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Advanced Immunology of Disease
  • Scientific Writing
  • Microbiota in Health & Disease
  • General Virology
  • Advanced Immunology: Innate and Adaptive Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Learning Theories & Instructional Strategies in Science Education
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biomedical Genetics and Genomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application form and $60 application fee
  • Official scores of the TOEFL or IELTS (only applies to international applicants)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A brief statement of purpose describing interests and career goals
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work (mailed to Graduate Admissions)
  • A letter of scientific support from a Department of Microbiology and Immunology faculty member
  • Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27638 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13819 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    27638 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13819 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6762 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Louisville

897 - 1421 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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