The Undergraduate Microbiology Program offers the bachelor of science degree with a major in Microbiology. Emphasis is placed on understanding how microbes affect human, animal and plant health, food safety and infectious diseases. Students use hands-on activities and experiments to learn about bacteria, fungus, viruses and the immune system.

Susan Cramer
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Did you Know?Half of our Microbiology students find employment as Microbiologists when they graduate. The other half go on to advanced degrees in human & animal medicine, medical lab sciences or graduate programs (MS or PhD)