Medical Mycology

SchoolSchool of Public Health
DepartmentDepartment of Medical Mycology
DegreeM.Sc. (Master of Science).

Program Description:

The field of Medical Mycology is a branch of the medical sciences whose MSc graduates learn more about human fungal infections, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of these infections and the importance of fungi from medical and health perspectives.

The graduates help in teaching practical medical mycology to undergraduates, advancing the frontiers of knowledge, and promoting public health by providing laboratory diagnosis of fungal infection and take part in relevant research projects

The main mission of the course is to train committed, knowledgeable and competent individuals in Medical Mycology.


Expected Competencies at the End of the Program

General Competencies*

Specific Competencies and Skills 

At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following skills:

  • Keeping the physical and psychological environment as well as the workplace healthy 
  • Using specialized equipment
  • Working in professional environments
  • Handling the bio-signal equipment and data processing
  • Interpreting the test results

Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns: Holding a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in one of the fields of clinical laboratory sciences, microbiology, biology (in microbiology, cellular and molecular, and zoology branches)  received in Iran or abroad

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian. Psychology

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.

Courses and number of credits:


Prerequisite courses:                  4 credits

Special Courses:                           20 credits

Thesis:                                          8 credits

Total:                                            32 credits


Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum Medical Mycology

Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Medical Mycology , Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: : Dr. Mehdi  Mohebali

Tel.:  (+98 21) 88951400

Email  :;

Address: Department of  Medical Mycology, School of Public Health (SPH), Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Engheleb Square, Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran

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