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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology

New Orleans, LA

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Overview

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center / Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology is located in New Orleans, LA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology and immunology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam, qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
4
Accepted
4
Enrolled
27%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 100%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (17)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Microbial physiology, animal virology, vaccine development, AIDS drug studies, pathogenic mechanisms, molecular immunology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1901 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA  70112-1393
United States
Contact Dr. Alistair Ramsay
Professor and Head
Email: aramsa@lsuhsc.edu
Phone: 504-568-4062
Fax: 504-568-2918

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