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Microbiology - Clinical Microbiology

University of Wisconsin La Crosse

12 months
Duration
20038 USD/year
20038 USD/year
10050 USD/year
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About

Microbiology - Clinical Microbiology from University of Wisconsin La Crosse is a traditional master's program in which students focus on coursework and producing original research with a faculty mentor.

Overview

Microbiology - Clinical Microbiology from University of Wisconsin La Crosse offers unique and specialized training in the fight to control infectious disease. In this program, there is considerable focus on diagnostics, but all aspects of human and animal infection by bacterial, viral, fungal and protozoan pathogens are covered. These include the epidemiology of infectious disease, the life cycles and behaviors of infectious agents, and the interactions of infectious agents with the immune system. 

Careers

  • Supervisory positions in medical centers and public health and private reference laboratories
  • Research and development positions in academia, government agencies, or industry
  • Infection control positions in clinical settings
  • Public health and epidemiology
  • Marketing and sales in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries, and
  • Teaching at community or technical colleges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Virology Laboratory
  • Bacterial Physiology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Symposium in Microbiology
  • Advanced Genetics
  • Clinical Parasitology
  • Laboratory Management
  • Parasitology
  • Mycology
  • Medical Mycology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Communication in the Biological Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.85
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent in microbiology, biology, or a related field with competency in microbiology. 
  • Graduates with a clinical laboratory science degree from a program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) are also eligible.
  • Minimum prerequisites 
  • An overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.85 on a 4.00 scale, an average of at least 3.00 in the last half of all undergraduate work, or an average of at least 3.00 for no less than 12 semester credits of graduate study at another accredited graduate school. 
  • Completion of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Average scores in the 40th percentile or higher are strongly recommended. 
  • Three current letters of recommendation.
  • An application letter 
  • Academic records
  • Course-by-Course Evaluations
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Proof of funding
  • Passport copy

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20038 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10019 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    20038 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10019 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5025 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for La Crosse

1130 - 1874 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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