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MS in Infectious Disease & Global Health

Studying infectious agents and the diseases they inflict on human and animal populations across the globe.

MS in Infectious Disease & Global Health

A twelve-month Master’s Program in Infectious Disease and Global Health (MS-IDGH) that addresses a critical need -- the emergence of new or increasingly virulent infectious agents, antimicrobial resistance, and the risk of deliberate dissemination of bio threat agents are serious evolving threats to human health.

The MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health (MS-IDGH) was created to address a critical need. The emergence of new or increasingly virulent infectious agents, antimicrobial resistance, and the risk of deliberate dissemination of bio threat agents are serious evolving threats to human health.

Making a Difference

Research Areas

Faculty in the Master’s Program in Infectious Disease and Global Health are seasoned leaders in their respective scientific specialties, with an outstanding record of scholarly activities, including publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presentations at national and international scientific meetings. They are dedicated to improving global health and the human condition through research, teaching and mentoring.

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MS-IDGH Informational Webinar

Join us to learn more about the Master of Science in Infectious Disease and Global Health (MS-IDGH) Program, a one-year graduate program focusing on infectious agents and the disease they inflict on human and animal populations across the globe. MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health Program Informational Webinar Monday, March 12, 2018 12:00 pm |  Eastern Read More

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The Student Experience

"I had always planned on getting [a] master’s degree and, with a bachelor’s degree in microbiology, the MS-IDGH program was a perfect fit. It was exactly what I was looking for and put me on a career track I am successfully following today."

Mary Blake

Infection Control Analyst, City of Fort Worth, TX

"The [MS-IDGH] program helped prepare me for my current job by giving me lab skills that are transferable between labs with different research focuses."

Melissa Darnley

Senior Research Associate, Semma Therapeutics, Inc.
Faculty

Our experienced teaching faculty have impressive expertise and hands-on experience with infectious agents responsible for serious diseases.

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Research Areas

Our faculty are dedicated to improving global health and the human condition through research, teaching and mentoring.

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Curriculum

Our curriculum focuses on in-depth understanding of human and zoonotic infectious diseases of global importance and mastery of laboratory techniques.

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Student Profiles

Learn more about the backgrounds, research interests and career aspirations of students in the MS-IDGH program

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Admissions

Applicants must meet all application requirements and submit an online application by one of the rolling deadlines to be considered for admission to the program.

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of the MS-IDGH program are prepared to join the workforce where substantial knowledge and specialized skills in infectious diseases are required.

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Alumni Success

Our graduates have demonstrated success in securing post-graduate positions aligned with their career goals!

Biopharma Industry
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  • Senior Research Associate
  • Research Associate
Higher Education
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  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
Academia
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  • Research Associate
  • Research Technician
  • Science Teacher
Other
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Biosafety
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  • Safety and Compliance Officer
  • Infection Control Analyst
Conservation
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  • Manager Wildlife Conservation

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For additional information or questions about the MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health program, please contact:

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
200 Westboro Road
North Grafton, MA 01536

msidgh@tufts.edu