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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 while studying the distribution and determinants of health and disease in communities.

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. Program topics include public health, environmental microbiology, medical microbiology and 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. If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.