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Studying Medical Microbiology at Weber State

The medical microbiology emphasis prepares you to identify infectious microbes in clinical samples and to describe disease progression and the immune response of the patient. 

Medical Microbiology Highlights

You'll receive hands-on training in the laboratory working with professors on research projects that explore how microbes impact health. You will also gain in-depth knowledge about how to treat and prevent the spread of microbial diseases. This emphasis is also beneficial if you're pursuing pre-professional programs such as pre-medical or pre-dental.

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

Develop the research skills and scientific background you will need to excel in medical or dental school, or in a scientific career. A microbiology degree with an emphasis in medical microbiology gives you a strong foundation in immunology, virology and infectious diseases.

What You CAN DO After Weber

A degree in medical microbiology prepares you for a future as a microbiologist at a government health agency or with a private health organization. You're also well-prepared to pursue medical, dental, or physician assistant school. Job titles include:

  • Immunologist
  • Virologist
  • Clinical bacteriologist

If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.