postgraduate

Master's Degree in Microbiology

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Master’s Program in Microbiology is proposed as a postgraduate research training program, which seeks to promote the training of suitable researchers, who have the ability to provide effective solutions to particular problems in the region.

It also provides professionals in the area of health and related careers of the Colombian northeastern, training for the development of basic and applied research in the area of Microbiology that benefits sectors such as industry, human health, animal health, agriculture, and education.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 105058 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 023722 of December 10, 2021.

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DEGREE:

Master in Microbiology

DURATION:

4 Semesters

MODALITY::

In-Person / In-Spanish

CAMPUS

Bucaramanga Main Campus

DEGREE:

Master in Microbiology

DURATION:

4 Semesters

MODALITY:

In-Person / In-Spanish

CAMPUS:

Bucaramanga Main Campus

APPLICANT

Profile

The Master's Program in Microbiology of the Industrial University of Santander is aimed at professionals graduated from the area of health and related, natural and applied sciences such as bacteriologists, microbiologists or homologous degrees, biologists, physicists, chemists, pharmaceutical chemists, chemical engineers, environmental engineers, food engineers, doctors, veterinarians, dentists, among others, who show interest in teaching and research in different fields of  application and problem solving in areas of health, industry and environment. A professional with human quality, responsibility and commitment to the Program, ability to work in a team and communication skills.

Admission to the Program will be studied and approved by the Program Advisory Committee, which will evaluate the applicants and determine the acceptance and suggest if it is necessary to take leveling courses.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate of the Master's Program in Microbiology of the UIS will develop a scientific academic thought through the application of concepts, principles and theories in the different areas related to microbiology, immunology, hematology, toxicology and related areas. The Master in Microbiology will have the ability to analyze scientific publications, to apply the scientific method and, to execute and develop research projects with a high sense of social, environmental and ethical responsibility, which respond to regional, national and global needs, as well as the advancement of knowledge. In the same way, you will develop skills in the management of techniques and tools for the implementation of the scientific method and in the domain of oral and written communicative skills that positively impact the scientific community. Finally, the Master in Microbiology will be distinguished by being an integral, ethical, transparent, supportive, responsible, committed and with the ability to work in a team.

LABOR

Field

The graduate of the master's degree will develop scientific, academic and humanist thinking, the ability to formulate and develop research and extension proposals, the skills in the management of methodological techniques and tools for manipulation of microorganisms and the development of oral and written communicative capacities that positively impact the solutions of the social problem in which it performs.

APPLICANT

Profile

The Master’s Program in Microbiology of the Industrial University of Santander is aimed at professionals graduated from the area of health and related, natural and applied sciences such as bacteriologists, microbiologists or homologous degrees, biologists, physicists, chemists, pharmaceutical chemists, chemical engineers, environmental engineers, food engineers, doctors, veterinarians, dentists, among others, who show interest in teaching and research in different fields of  application and problem solving in areas of health, industry and environment. A professional with human quality, responsibility and commitment to the Program, ability to work in a team and communication skills.

Admission to the Program will be studied and approved by the Program Advisory Committee, which will evaluate the applicants and determine the acceptance and suggest if it is necessary to take leveling courses.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate of the Master’s Program in Microbiology of the UIS will develop a scientific academic thought through the application of concepts, principles and theories in the different areas related to microbiology, immunology, hematology, toxicology and related areas. The Master in Microbiology will have the ability to analyze scientific publications, to apply the scientific method and, to execute and develop research projects with a high sense of social, environmental and ethical responsibility, which respond to regional, national and global needs, as well as the advancement of knowledge. In the same way, you will develop skills in the management of techniques and tools for the implementation of the scientific method and in the domain of oral and written communicative skills that positively impact the scientific community. Finally, the Master in Microbiology will be distinguished by being an integral, ethical, transparent, supportive, responsible, committed and with the ability to work in a team.

LABOR

Field

The graduate of the master’s degree will develop scientific, academic and humanist thinking, the ability to formulate and develop research and extension proposals, the skills in the management of methodological techniques and tools for manipulation of microorganisms and the development of oral and written communicative capacities that positively impact the solutions of the social problem in which it performs.

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All about our program

Academic

Curriculum

Code: 27884                Credits: 5 - Cell and Molecular Biology


Code: 27885                Credits: 3 - Research Methodology


Code: 40082                Credits: 3 - Biostatistics


Code: 27887                Credits: 5 - Microbiology


Code: 40083                Credits: 3 - Research I


Code: 40084               Credits: 3 - Seminar I


Code: 40085              Créditos: 3  -  Epidemiology


Code: --                        Credits: 3 - Elective Subjects


Code: --                        Credits: 3 - Advanced Course


Code: 40086                      Credits: 11 - Research II


Code: 40087                     Credits: 3 - Seminar II


Code: 40088                    Credits: 13  -  Research III


Code: 40092                                   Credits: 3 - From the Hypothesis applied to Clinic Application


Code: 40089                                   Credits: 3 - Fungi and their Industrial Applications


Code: 29326                                  Credits: 3 - Recombinant DNA Technology


Code: 40091                                   Credits: 3 - Basic Bioinformatics


Code: 29327                                   Credits: 3 - Advanced Cell Biology


Code: 40090                                   Credits: 3 - Biodegradation and Bioremediation


Code: 27888                                  Credits: 3 - Advanced Course


Code: 279328                                Credits: 3 - Biology of Hematological Neoplasms


Code: 40093              Credits: 3  - Introduction to the R. Language for Visual Data Management


Code: 40097              Credits: 3  - Exploring the Structure of Protein Fundamentals and Tools


Code: 40094            Credits: 3  - Biology of Hematological Neoplasms


Code: 40095              Credits: 3  - Recombinant DNA Technology


Code: 40096              Credits: 3  - Advanced Cell Biology

 

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga      

1st Semester

2023

* Subject to demand

Start of registration

Closing of registrations

Psychotechnical test

Proof of entry

Interviews

Publication of results

Academic tuition

Start of classes  

 

2023 January 25

2023 January 27

2023 January 30

2023 February 1-2

2023 February 6

2023 February 8

2023 February 13-16

2023 February 20

 
Requirements list
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 1: The cost of the certification or test is not included in the registration fee for the graduate program.
  • For research master’s degrees, certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Institute of Languages.
    • Notice 2: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment, issued by the UIS treasury, for the current value of the psycho-technical test (if required) or receipt of consignment in the authorized accounts.
  • Two (2) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Research Master’s Degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.
  • In-depth master’s degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a company or organization, signed by the legal representative of the same, presenting the applicant to the postgraduate program and expressing that in such group or entity the application work may be proposed or carried out.
SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM
  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

# S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

# S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester # S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

1st semester

2023

*Subject to program demand




Bucaramanga

Start of registration

25 jan 2023

Closing of registrations

27 jan 2023

Psychotechnical test

30 jan 2023

Proof of entry

1-2 feb 2023

Interviews

6 feb 2023

Publication of results

8 feb 2023

Academic tuition

13-16 feb 2023

Start of classes

1-2 feb 2023

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 1: The cost of the certification or test is not included in the registration fee for the graduate program.
  • For research master’s degrees, certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Institute of Languages.
    • Notice 2: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment, issued by the UIS treasury, for the current value of the psycho-technical test (if required) or receipt of consignment in the authorized accounts.
  • Two (2) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Research Master’s Degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.
  • In-depth master’s degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a company or organization, signed by the legal representative of the same, presenting the applicant to the postgraduate program and expressing that in such group or entity the application work may be proposed or carried out.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,25 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

4 S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

OUR

Faculty

Giovanna Rincón Cruz, professor of the School of Microbiology, is presented to the general public and the educational community. Bacteriologist and clinical laboratorist, Master in Microbiology, PhD in Microbiology. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Giovanna Rincón Cruz

PhD in Microbiology

It is presented to the general public and the educational community the professor of the School of Microbiology, José Arturo Gutiérrez Triana Biologist, PhD in natural sciences. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

José Arturo Gutiérrez Triana

PhD in natural sciences

It is presented to the general public and the educational community the professor of the School of Microbiology, German Alexis Zafra Sierra, Bacteriologist and clinical laboratorian, Master in Basic Biomedical Sciences and PhD in Biotechnology. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

German Alexis Zafra Sierra

PhD in Biotechnology

Clara Isabel González Rugeles, professor of the School of Microbiology, is presented to the general public and the educational community. Bachelor in Bacteriology and Clinical Laboratory, Master in Microbiology and PhD in Biological Sciences and Postdoctorate in Immunogenetics. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Clara Isabel González Rugeles

PhD in Biological Sciences and PhD in Immunogenetics

Claudia Cristina Ortiz

PhD in Biocatalysis

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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Contact Us

Microbiology School

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 3140 /3224

Direct: +57 (607) 6348228

E.mail:

escuelamicrobiologia@uis.edu.co

Health Campus UIS

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 32 #29 – 31,

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Microbiology School

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 3140 /3224

Direct: +57 (607) 6348228

E.mail:

cisanche@uis.edu.co

escuelamicrobiologia@uis.edu.co

Health Campus UIS

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 32 #29 – 31,

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Microbiology School

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 3140 /3224

Direct: +57 (607) 6348228

E.mail:

cisanche@uis.edu.co

escuelamicrobiologia@uis.edu.co

Health Campus UIS

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 32 #29 – 31,

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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