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2017-2018 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jun 23, 2024
2017-2018 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, MS

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MS Program Requirement:

Students complete the MS program with 36 credits of coursework, a comprehensive exam, and a thesis defense. Most students complete the MS program within two years. For an up-to-date list of required courses and rules for other requirements, please see the IDM Handbook  on the MS webpage.

Examination: Comprehensive Examination at the end of the first two terms

Thesis Overview: Usually within five to six months after completion of the comprehensive examination

Thesis Defense: Final oral examination in defense of the thesis by the thesis committee

MS Program Requirements: The required courses for the MS degree are available on the IDM Degrees Web page at:

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