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Microbiology & Immunology | Epidemiology Dual Degree

The dual degree program in Microbiology and Immunology and Hospital and Molecular Epidemiology (HME) allows students to earn a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology and an MS in Hospital and Molecular Epidemiology at the same time. The program provides students interested in infectious disease and immunity with interdisciplinary training in both the biomedical sciences and molecular epidemiology.

Application Information

To be admitted to the dual degree, you must:

  • Apply to the M&I PhD program via PIBS and be offered an interview 

  • Be admitted, and if you haven't already, meet with faculty advisor (Adam Lauring) before or when you arrive on campus. 

  • If possible, perform a summer rotation. Be prepared to launch into your dual degree course work starting in your first term at Michigan.

  • Meet with advisors regularly about course selections.

For further information, contact Natalie Deeb or Adam Lauring.