Concentration Overview

The Department of Immunology and Molecular Microbiology integrates several different disciplines (immunology, bacterial pathogenesis, virology, parasitology and molecular biology) to provide students with a unique educational experience leading to a PhD degree concentrated in Immunology and Infectious Diseases. This multidisciplinary concentration is one of six major programs offered by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.


Admission Requirements

Requirements for admission are flexible and there are no minimum GPA or test score requirements. All applications are reviewed in a holistic manner, with no single factor determining a student's admission. 

Application Information


Semester Application Open Application Deadline Campus
Fall Only September 1 December 1 Early review
March 1 Regular Review

How to Apply

Applications must be completed in Bioraider. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that their application is complete by the application deadline to be considered for admission. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed for admission. The program reviews applications on a rolling admission basis.

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General Contact

3601 4th Street MS 6206
Lubbock, TX 79430-6206



Student Affairs Advocate

Kay Leigh Shannon, M.A.



Concentration Advisor

Joe Fralick Ph.D.


Admissions Director

Terri Lloyd



IT Support

Tres Boren