Immunology and Molecular Microbiology
Students seeking information concerning admission to the graduate program in Immunology
and Infectious Diseases, training and research opportunities, or teaching and research
assistantships in the Department of Immunology and Molecular Microbiology should contact
the graduate advisor. All applications to the graduate program are submitted online.
See Program Descriptions.
Contact Graduate Advisor.
Students who wish to enter the graduate program in the Immunology and Infectious Diseases
concentration are expected to meet the following admissions requirements:
- Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
- An undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and a 3.0 grade point
average for any graduate coursework.
- Completion of both the VERBAL and QUANTITATIVE sections of the Graduate Record Examination
(GRE) within the last 5 years.
- International students must submit TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
IELTS (International English Language Testing Service) scores.
The above are minimal requirements and the department usually accepts only students
whose achievements exceed these minimal requirements.
Applicants must submit the following to be considered and are encouraged to review
admission requirements listed here. Minimum GRE and TOEFL testing may also be found there.
- ___Completed Application
- ___Official transcripts. US applicants must submit an official transcript from each college or university attended. International applicants must provide a course-by-course
evaluation of all coursework taken at degree-granting institutions recognized by their
- ___Reference letters. At least two reference letters mailed to the graduate school.
The graduate school does not accept faxes or emails.
- ___Immunization record.
- ___Financial Statement and Bank Statement
- ___Oath of Residency
- ___Application Fee
- ___Passport. A copy of an international applicant’s passport assists in processing
- ___Placement fee. A $50 placement guarantee fee is required upon an offer of admissions.
Additional information may be required for some applicants when policies change or
when submitted materials are incomplete or unreadable.
When the application is complete and all required documents are submitted please contact
our coordinator, Lisa Moran, to ensure all documents have been received. Once applications are complete and documentation
is received our department graduate faculty will review the application. Applications
are generally reviewed on a monthly cycle as applications are received. Applications
recommended for admission will be submitted to the Graduate Program of Biomedical
Sciences Admissions committee for further review. When a final decision is made the
department coordinator will contact the applicant by email or phone. Please ensure
contact information is provided and is up-to-date during the review process.
Application Submitted -> Documents Submitted -> Contact Coordinator -> Concentration
Faculty Review -> Submit Recommendation to GSBS for Admission Committee Review ->Decision
Made -> Applicant Contacted