A Bachelor's degree in microbiology prepares you to continue on to medical or graduate school, or enter the job market where microbiology graduates are in high demand in areas that include:

  • Medical, dental, veterinary, public health and pharmaceutical careers
  • Research and development positions in academic, government, or private industry labs
  • Environmental careers
  • Positions in emerging fields such as biofuels and bioenergy
  • Food industry and food safety
  • Forensic science
  • Education
  • Industrial product development and/or quality control and testing
  • Technical service and sales
  • Technical writing for scientific companies and publications
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