|Why study at Loyola?|
The program integrates basic science research, benchwork, with clinical research and practice. The MS program provides a unique education through the combination of medical and graduate coursework and a translational research project jointly mentored by clinician and basic science mentors.
The first semester combined curriculum allows you to obtain a broad background in the biomedical sciences and to interact and establish friendships with students from all basic science departments on campus.
Small class sizes allow for personal attention during the coursework phase of your program.
Be able to develop a translational project at the interface of basic science and the clinic.
Training will be grounded in the Jesuit notion that the ideal education trains the student’s mind by teaching critical thinking, and nurtures the student’s spirit by inculcating a sense of social responsibility.
Weekly seminars by invited scholars allow you to meet and interact frequently with leading scientists and clnicians in Infecectious Disease and Immunology.
State of the art facilities provide you the tools for leading investigations in infectious disease and immunology.
Graduates from our program will be prepared for advanced careers in health-related fields including medicine, nursing, clinical laboratory science, biotechnology, translational research, biotechnology, forensic medicine, and pharmaceutical research and product development.