Highly motivated Georgetown B.S. in Human Science students can complete the requirements for the M.S. in Biohazardous Threat Agents & Emerging Infectious Diseases in one semester after completing the bachelor’s program.
The Master of Science in Biohazardous Threat Agents & Emerging Infectious Diseases program provides students with a solid foundation in the concepts of biological risk, disease threat, and mitigation strategies. The curriculum covers classic biological threats agents, global health security, emerging diseases, technologies, CBRN risk mitigation, and CBRN security. Graduates of our program are employed in both public health and security-focused positions across government and private sector organizations.
HSCI students with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the major are eligible to apply to this program by January 15 of their junior year. Students who wish to apply should inquire with Sumaira Akber, Assistant Dean, School of Health.
For more information about our program and admissions, please contact us.
Undergraduates start taking master’s courses in their senior year, earning the master’s degree in the fall after completing the Bachelor of Science.
Suggested Degree Plan
Senior – Fall
|HSCI 4972 Human Science Seminar/Capstone I||3|
|HSCI 4510 Physiological Adaptations||4|
|BHTA 6515 Microbiology of Biological Threat Agents||3|
Senior – Spring
|HSCI 4973 Human Science Seminar/Capstone II||3|
|HSCI 3090 Immunology||3|
|BHTA 6520 Agroterrorism||3|
Master’s – Fall
Students pay the per-semester flat rate (new window).
Master’s – Spring
Students pay the per-credit rate (new window).
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