Microbiology

Microbiologists are biologists who specialize in microorganisms, including the diverse fields of microbial physiology and biochemistry, microbial genetics, and developing areas such as the molecular biology of microorganisms. The curriculum provides excellent training toward a career in any one of many areas of industrial microbiology and public health services. It is also an ideal preparation for advanced study or professional school in medicine, dentistry and other related fields, especially medical technology and biotechnology.

What do you want to do with Microbiology?

Educational Career Options

Science Educator, Cooperative Extension Agent

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Health Career Options

Clinical Geneticist, Clinical Laboratory Technician, Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist, Clinical Trial Coordinator, Clinical Research Coordinator, Behavioral Interview Coordinator, Data Coordinator, Cytogenetic Technologist, Clinical Cytogeneticist, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Forensic Pathologist, Medical Examiner, Molecular Genetic Technologist, Nurse Anesthetist

Remember: Your major does not equal your career! For more ideas about how to put your education to work, talk with your specific Career Advisor.

Medical School Gap Year Options

Emergency Medical Technician, Medical Assistant, Medical Records and Health Information Technician, Medical Scribe, Medical Technologist, Phlebotomist, Research Assistant

Remember: Your major does not equal your career! For more ideas about how to put your education to work, talk with your specific Career Advisor.

Medical/Pharmaceutical/Laboratory Product and Equipment Sales Career Options

Sales Representative

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Nutrition-related Career Options

Food Inspector

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Research Career Options

Epidemiologist, Food Safety Microbiologist, Zoonotic Disease Microbiologist, Environmental Microbiologist, Immunologist, Medical Microbiologist, Antimicrobial Agent Discovery Microbiologist, Alternative Medicine Researcher

Remember: Your major does not equal your career! For more ideas about how to put your education to work, talk with your specific Career Advisor.

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