About the course
Students who want to apply their science knowledge in a career focused on infectious disease (including diagnostics), human/animal health, biotechnology, or the well-being and safety of our environment or food and beverage supply would do well to consider a major in microbiology. Microbiology is a diverse field that involves applying cutting-edge knowledge to critical problems. You might find microbiologists:performing technical and diagnostic work in research laboratories, hospitals and clinics,directing product development at a company creating products related to human health, orfocusing on emerging pathogens as part of a government effort to stem bioterrorism.Microbiologists are also essential to the food and beverage industry, where they play an essential role in quality control related to the production of beer, wine, cheese, bread and yogurt. The biotechnology industry also relies on genetically engineered microorganisms as a means for removing toxic wastes and spills from the environment.
Intake Months
January, May, August
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Bachelor Degree
8 Semesters
English language requirements
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Colorado State University

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Founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College, Colorado State University is now among the nation’s leading research universities. The world-class research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean energy technologies, environmental science, and biomedical technology attracted more than 300 million in research funding annually. The professional programs in veterinary medicine, occupational therapy, journalism, agriculture and construction management are ranked among the nation’s best.
Colorado State is the “University of Choice” for Colorado residents, 30% of all of Colorado’s science, math, engineering and technology majors pursue degrees at CSU. To date, more than 230,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees have been conferred at Colorado State.
Colorado, is situated on nearly 5,000 acres of land, including the main campus, a foothills campus, an agricultural campus, and a Mountain Campus. Colorado State also has 4,600 acres for research centers, Cooperative Extension offices, and Colorado State Forest Service stations. Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to residents. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU students,
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