Infectious Diseases & Vaccinology

Degree Options:

2-year MPH in Infectious Diseases & Vaccinology
PhD in Infectious Diseases & Immunity

The study of infectious diseases focuses on interactions between infectious agents, their hosts, and the environment that may lead to disease in humans. Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology is a multidisciplinary program. The curriculum is designed to emphasize the biology and molecular biology of host-pathogen interactions; host immune response to infection associated with protection or pathology; the ecology, evolution, and transmission of infectious agents, methods of laboratory-based surveillance and the epidemiology of infectious diseases.

Infectious Diseases & Vaccinology: 2-Year Master of Public Health (MPH)

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Employment

Students matriculating through this degree program will acquire expertise and knowledge in infectious disease laboratory-based research, database management, and public health applications for which there is demand from academic institutions; health research institutions; county, state, and national (CDC) public health laboratories and agencies; non-governmental organizations (NGOs); pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Some MPH graduates go on to earn higher-level degrees: MD, DrPH, PhD, or DVM.

Infectious Diseases & Immunity: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Employment

Student matriculating through this degree program will acquire expertise in fundamental infectious diseases research for which there is demand from academic institutions, local and national government agencies, and biotechnology companies.