General admission requirements are listed on the GPiBS web page.
For student's choosing to concentrate in Microbiology and Immunology, first year progress in the GPiBS program is assessed by the Microbiology Admission's Committee. Applicants must have satisfactorily completed the first-year curriculum including four Microbiology electives and be able to verify undergraduate credit in about 20 hours of biology, including 4 hours of bacteriology or microbiology or immunology; 12 hours of chemistry, which includes 4 hours of organic chemistry and 8 hours of additional course work selected from biochemistry, physics, chemistry, calculus, genetics, physiology, histology or anatomy.
Students who do not meet all the necessary requirements and prerequisites may under special circumstances be admitted conditionally. Depending upon the deficiency and individual circumstances, conditions are stipulated at the time of admission to the Department.
Computer skills and research experience is an additional asset.