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Microbiology Major - Career Outcomes

Projections for the next 20 years suggest that there will be a demand for trained microbiologists to fill positions in all aspects of microbiology. You will have many career opportunities available to you upon graduation. These include positions in clinical, government, academic and industrial settings, such as:

  • Research technician
  • Industrial and pharmaceutical manufacturing  
  • Bioprocess systems development
  • Food microbiology and safety
  • Private or hospital laboratories
  • Veterinary microbiology
  • Higher education
  • FDA, EPA or state health departments
  • Pharmaceutical sales
  • Health care delivery and management
  • Scientific writer
  • Consulting

Additionally, a bachelor’s degree in microbiology is an excellent background for continuing studies leading to degrees in medicine, dentistry or veterinary science or other advanced academic degrees based in research or public health.


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