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Medical Microbiology

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

12 months
19764 USD/year
19764 USD/year
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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 Medical Microbiology program is offered by Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.


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.

Why Choose Pontificia Universidad Javeriana ?

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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The University admission process is based on three groups of criteria: Attitude, Skills and / or Knowledge. Of which each of the applicants will be evaluated through the activities established by the program, such as: interview, specific tests, among others (it depends on each program)

Professional in bacteriology, medicine, or related bioassays

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9882 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    19764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9882 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Bogotá

1571843 - 2155957 COP /month
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