Microbiology and Immunology

Microbiology and Immunology Studies is a major program that focuses on the scientific study of the microorganisms that cause disease and the host immune response to them.

A major program in Microbiology and Immunology Studies will likely include instruction in microbiology, microbial genetics, molecular virology, pathogenic bacteriology, disease mechanisms, immunology, immunogenetics, autoimmunity, and bioinformatics.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Microbiology and Immunology Studies (use the College Search feature and enter " Microbiology and Immunology Studies " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Microbiology and Immunology Studies?

With a degree in Microbiology and Immunology Studies, you likely will be working in a research and development environment examining specimens to track, control, and prevent communicable diseases and other health hazards.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Microbiology and Immunology Studies:

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

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