The Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center offers opportunities for graduate study in a wide range of contemporary areas of pathology and microbiology, including bacteriology, immunology, virology, cell biology, and molecular biology. We offer exceptional training leading to a M.S., Ph.D., or combined M.D./Ph.D. degree. Applicants may also participate in the Cancer Research Training Program at the Medical Center.
Ph.D. Program in Pathology and Microbiology
The Ph.D. program is designed to provide comprehensive knowledge of basic principles of immunology, bacteriology, virology and molecular basis of disease processes, including the research and training experience required to pursue successful independent research in academic or industrial arenas.
M.S. Program in Pathology and Microbiology
The M.S. program is designed to provide a strong background in pathobiology, microbiology and other basic sciences, thereby enhancing the student's preparation for further career advancement.
Combined M.D./Ph.D. Program
The M.D./Ph.D. Scholars Program is designed to prepare a select group of outstanding students for careers in academic medicine and research.
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