6 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The core mission of the Microbiology and Immunity (Certificate NDP) program from University of Arizona, consistent with the missions of the College of Medicine and the University of Arizona, is to perform cutting edge research and to disseminate its results through teaching of new health professionals, scientists and the public. 

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Key Features

Our research goals are to better understand the role of the immune system in health and disease with the focus on pathogens. The Microbiology and Immunity (Certificate NDP) program from University of Arizona trains and educates physicians, scientists and students in all areas of immunobiology and microbiology.

The Department of Immunobiology is one of the five basic science departments and one of the 18 departments of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, on the Northeast side of the University of Arizona Campus in Tucson, AZ. The Department engages in medical and graduate student teaching, is part of the undergraduate research experience via undergraduate research programs such as UBRP, performs research on all aspects of host:microbe interaction, immune system function and dysfunction and microbial pathogenesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Immunology and Infectious Disease
  • Medical Microbiology and Immunology
  • General Immunological Concepts
  • Evolution of Infectious Disease
  • Pathogenic Bacteriology
  • Microbial Genetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


15 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • No standardized tests or GRE required

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 6 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 6 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 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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