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Tufts University

Molecular Microbiology Program

Medford, MA

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Overview

Tufts University / Molecular Microbiology Program is located in Medford, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medically-oriented research in graduate education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular microbiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

76
Applied
19
Accepted
5
Enrolled
25%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference, resume, personal statement

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1

Student Body

32
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 6.25%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 15.63%
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mechanisms of gene regulation, interactions of microorganisms and viruses with host cells, infection response
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Medford, MA  02155
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Malamy
Director
Email: michael.malamy@tufts.edu
Phone: 617-636-6750
Fax: 617-636-0337