Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis Master of Science

About us

As the world continues to battle diseases such as cancer, autoimmune disorders, and those due to microbes and viruses like COVID-19, the Master of Science in Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis Program at The Ohio State University College of Medicine prepares students for an exciting and rewarding career in the medically important fields of immunologic and microbial pathogenic disease research.

Scientists earning this degree can expect to be highly competitive for research and lab management positions in laboratories carrying out essential and groundbreaking research. This MS program prepares learners to contribute to these efforts by providing them an opportunity to develop a cutting-edge skillset in basic science, healthcare-related laboratory techniques, lab management skills whih will prime them to aid in the discovery of new approaches and technologies to benefit the health and wellness of their communities.

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

International graduates of this major are approved by the Department of Homeland Security for three (3) years of work permission in the United States after graduation. Visit the Office of International Affairs website for more information.