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Studying Biotechnology or Industrial Microbiology at Weber State

In the biotechnology or industrial microbiology program, you will study microorganisms that impact industrial processes and microbial products.

Biotechnology or Industrial Microbiology Highlights

While pursuing a biotechnology or industrial microbiology degree, you will work closely with faculty members to learn state-of-the-art techniques for identifying and cultivating microbial organisms that impact human industry.

What You’ll Learn at Weber

The biotechnology or industrial microbiology emphasis focuses on the roles that microorganisms play in industrial production, food production and other man-made environments.

This program gives you a strong foundation in:

  • Environmental microbiology
  • Food microbiology
  • Instrumental analysis

What You Can Do after Weber

Biotechnology or industrial microbiology graduates are prepared for careers in multidisciplinary roles in agriculture, health care, environmental management and more.

Specific job titles include:

  • Environmental scientist
  • Mycologist
  • Medical laboratory scientist
  • Immunologist

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for biotechnology or industrial microbiology
graduates in the U.S. and Utah

Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more ... 
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics,