About the degree
The bachelor's degree in microbiology and immunology (MI) provides in-depth studies at the molecular and cellular levels on the bacterial, viral, fungal and protozoan pathogens of humans, including their molecular structures, life cycles, and mechanisms of pathogenesis. The student also receives an in-depth understanding of the mammalian immune system and its role in fighting infections and cancer as well as its role in autoimmune diseases.
Combined interdisciplinary degree programs
Start on your path towards medical school as a freshman
The BS-MD program gives students pursuing a career in medicine a direct path into the Medical School at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Earn your Doctor of Dental Medicine in 7 years
Students admitted into the BS-DMD program must complete the first three years of required undergraduate curriculum at the University of Nevada, Reno followed by the required four years of dental school at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Students are awarded their B.S. degree after completing the first year of graduate school curriculum.
In recognition of the unanticipated challenges resulting from COVID-19, the UNLV School of Dental Medicine is waiving the minimum score requirement for the ACT/SAT. For the 2021 application year, all candidates with an ACT or SAT will be given full consideration for the BS-DMD program. The GPA requirement has not changed.