Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, Bachelor of Science Degree
- Major: Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
- Degree Level/Code:
Undergraduate/BS (Bachelor of Science)
College of Science, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine
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- Career Options: Molecular Microbiology and Immunology is the portal to careers in research, biotechnology, waste and wastewater management, the food industry and the Food and Drug Administration and Department of Agriculture, sectors of the patent industry, nursing, dental, veterinary, and human medicine, and other clinically related fields.
The bachelor's degree in molecular microbiology and immunology (MMI) provides in-depth studies at the molecular and cellular levels on the bacterial, viral, fungal and protozoan pathogens of humans, including their molecular structures, life cycles, and mechanisms of pathogenesis. The student also receives an in-depth understanding of the mammalian immune system and its role in fighting infections and cancer as well as its role in autoimmune diseases.