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Majors

Immunology and Medical Microbiology

The degree in Immunology and Medical Microbiology will prepare students to serve as professionals who are knowledgeable about the immune system of humans and other mammals, how the immune system functions, and the consequences of its malfunction on the health of the host.

Career Profile

Graduates will possess the laboratory skills and knowledge needed to assess the functional status of the immune system and to safely cultivate and identify microorganisms that cause disease in mammals. Graduates will be qualified to pursue several professional career paths in private industry, state and federal government, and academic institutions.

Sample Course Schedules

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Freshman Year

BIOL 115 Principles of Biology CHEM 115 Fundamentals of Chemistry MATH 126B College Algebra 4-Day WVUE 191 First Year Seminar PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology

Senior Year

This major is so brand-spanking new that students haven’t finished their senior year.

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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