Medical Microbiology

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Master On Campus
12 months
17926 USD/year
17926 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The skills acquired allow the specialist to work on the section of clinical microbiology laboratories, where you can perform diagnostics on the areas of clinical bacteriology, mycology clinical, clinical virology, clinical parasitology and molecular microbiology.


The achievement of the objectives outlined in the program will allow the specialist function in areas of microbiological quality control in clinical laboratories, administration area microbiology, medical committees of infectious diseases, microbiology quality audit, quality consulting in microbiology, head or laboratory director or Clinical Medical Microbiology and teacher in areas of competence of Medical Microbiology.

The program of specialization in Medical Microbiology aims at training bacteriologists and doctors in the laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases affecting humans, with a strong background in clinical microbiological correlation, focusing on relevant issues such as antimicrobial resistance, epidemiology and quality assurance. Medical Microbiology specialist must meet the needs and challenges that requires the diagnosis of infections in humans; for it must meet the constant changes in the field of infectious diseases are observed in the globalized world and implement new technologies to improve diagnostic capacity and promote rapid communication to the medical staff to positively impact patient care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Laboratory of Clinical Immunology
  • Hematology
  • Blood Bank
  • Bioethics
  • Statistics
  • Health Administration Specialization Seminar

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

Professional in bacteriology, medicine, or related bioassays

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17926 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8963 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17926 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8963 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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Medical Microbiology
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana