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Studying Public and Environmental Health at Weber State

The microbiology program’s emphasis in public and environmental health gives you a strong foundation in microbiology with a focus on public health concerns.

Public and Environmental Health Highlights

You will receive hands-on training in the laboratory, working with professors on research projects that explore how microbes impact public and environmental health. You will gain in-depth knowledge about how to prevent the spread of microbial diseases through public action and education.

What You’ll Learn at Weber

In addition to studying general microbiology, the public health emphasis helps you learn to identify, treat and prevent microorganisms that could harm the public health. This program covers topics such as:

  • Public health
  • Environmental microbiology
  • Medical microbiology
  • Global health issues

What You Can Do After Weber

Graduates with a public health emphasis can pursue a variety of careers and are well prepared to pursue graduate studies in public health. Job titles include:

  • Public health microbiologist
  • Environmental scientist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Health education specialist

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for public health
graduates in the U.S.

Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more...