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Georgetown University



Master

of Science in Biohazardous Threat Agents and
Emerging Infectious Diseases


Georgetown University, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
, Department of
Microbiology & Immunology offers a Master of Science degree in Biohazardous
Threat
Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases.
This unique M.S. program aims to broaden
the student’s knowledge about prevention, detection, and response to

chemical, biological,
and radiological

threat agents

as well as

emerging infectious diseases.
Th
e program is
designed for students seeking positions in government, private, and defense industry
where knowledge of biological and chemical weapons of mass destruction are vital in
preventing a potential terrorist attack in

response to a terrorist event.


Students that enroll
in the program must complete 30 credit hours.


Master of Science in Biohazardous Threat Agents a
nd Emerging Infectious Diseases

Core Curriculum
:


First semester
:



Microbiology of Biological Threat Agents & Emerging Infectious Diseases

[3]



Bioterrorism [3]
elective



Sociological Perspectives in Biodefense [3]



Homeland Security 2015 [3]
elective



Seminar: Biohazardous Threat Agents & EID [1]


Second semester
:



Biological & Radiological Safety [2]



Agroterrorism [3]



Emerging Diseases: Past as

Prologue [2]



Chemical Threat Agents [3]



Pathogenesis & Therapy of



Bioterror
-
Related Diseases [2]
elective



Defense Threat Reduction

Initiatives [2]


Additional
Elective Courses



Seminar in Biomedical Science Policy



Principles of Science/Health/Technology Po
licy



Virology



Immunology



Bacteriology & Mycology



Biology & Biochemistry of Viruses



Human & Microbial Genetics



Mechanism of Microbial Pathogenesis



Seminar: Global Infectious Diseases



Seminar in Microbiology & Immunology



Cancer Biology



Introduction to Labora
tory Applications in Biotechnology



Global Patterns of Disease



Technology & Homeland Security


Note:
This curriculum assumes that a student is pursuing the degree Full
-
Time. The Part
-
Time
option is also available, in which case the curriculum will be distri
buted over a longer period of
study determined by the student and not exceeding 3 years.


All students receiving a certificate of MS will receive full graduate credit transferable to
other institutions an official Georgetown University transcript.


Georget
own University is granted accreditation by the Middle States Association of
Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education.


For more information:


Contact:
Minnie An

Coordinator, Graduate Programs

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Medical
-
D
ental Building
, SW311

3900 Reservoir Rd NW

Georgetown University

Washington, DC 20057
-
1440

Ph: 202
-
687
-
3422

Fax:
202
-
687


1800

Email:
microbiology@georgetown.edu



Additional Information:

http://microbiology.georgetown.edu



Additional Phone:


Update:
3/16/10



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