B.S. Microbiology

This program offers training in the study of bacteria, algae, protozoa, fungi and viruses in terms of their ecology, biochemistry, physiology, genetics and role in disease processes. A concentration in Microbiology is suited for students preparing for a number of careers, including healthcare, quality control microbiologists, research technicians and associates in hospitals, government laboratories and biotechnology.

Career options in Microbiology: This degree could be for you if you enjoy studying a wide variety of organisms and viruses in the microscopic world. Possible careers could include academic research, healthcare, biomedical science, biotechnology, clinical and medicinal research, conservation and environmental science and agricultural and food science.


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