Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Master's Programs
Curriculum


Students are required to take a minimum of 40 credits for conferral of degree.

Core Courses

23 credits required. 6 credits total of Master's Research.

Course Title Credits
MI 505 Biochemistry of Microorganisms 3
MI 521 Introduction to Immunology 2
MI 580 Principles of Epidemiology
3
MI 582 Diagnostic Microbiology 3
GC 660 Statistical Methods for Data Analysis 3
CB 570 Pathologic Aspects of Disease  3
MI 870 Master's Research 1-6
MI 880 Master's Research 1-6
MI 890 Master's Research 1-6

Management Courses

Select two courses, total of 4-6 credits.

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
GC 510 Database Design & Management 2
GC 525 Information Technology for Decision Making 3
GC 600 Management Skills 3
GC 605 Performance Improvement 2
GC 610 Strategic Mgmt: Increasing R&D Productivity 2
GC 617 Mgmt of Pharma Drug Development Projects 2
GC 620 Fundamentals of Financial Management 3
GC 621 Biotechnology Venture Management 2
GC 635 Fundamentals of Clinical Trials Management 2
GC 636 Principles of Career Management 2

Suggested Electives

1-13 credits required. 6 credits maximum laboratory clerkship.

Course Title Credits
CB 560 Principles of Cell Biology 3
GC 529 Lab Animal Sciences 2
GC 625 Drug Developmental Issues 2
GC 640 Research Ethics 1
GC 645 Genomics & Bioinformatics 3
GC 680 Lab Techniques-Molecular Biology 3
GC 690 Reg Issues in Human Subject Research 2
GC 720 Scientific Writing 2
MI 520 Diagnostic Parasitology 2
MI 522 Vaccinology & Immunotherapeutics 2
MI 530 Microbial Pathogenesis of Disease 2
MI 532 Medical Mycology 2
MI 540 Microbiology of Antimicrobial and Antiviral Agents 3
MI 590 Introduction to Clinical Virology 2
MI 610 Microbiology Teaching Experience 1
MI 682 Advanced Diagnostic Microbiology 2
MI 718 Infectious Disease Rounds 1
MI 810 Laboratory Clerkship 1-6
MI 820 Laboratory Clerkship 1-6
MI 830 Laboratory Clerkship 1-6