CURRICULUM AND COURSE SCHEDULE
The Master of Science in Biodefense program requires 12 courses (36 total credits), including 7 core courses and 5 elective courses. On-campus biodefense courses are held in the evenings on Mason’s Arlington, Virginia campus, and students may take the program on a part-time or full-time basis (please note that the online format is only available on a part-time basis). From Emerging Infectious Diseases, Global Health Security, and Disaster Response Operations and Recovery to Biosurveillance, International Security, and Biodefense Strategy, the biodefense program coursework will prepare you for influential roles in public health, policy, and science across the public and private sectors.
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