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Biology - Microbiology BS Handout

Biology - Microbiology

What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles
Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles

  • Physician
  • Dentist
  • Optometrist
  • Veterinarian
  • Research Assistant
  • Food Microbiologist
  • Industrial Microbiologist
  • Environmental Microbiologist
  • Quality Assurance Technologist
  • Clinical Microbiologist
  • Veterinary Microbiologist
  • Medical Technologist
  • City/Community Health
  • National Health (FDA, CDC, NIH)
  • Agriculture Scientist


Professional Organizations
Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • American Medical Students Association, UHD group
  • The Darwin and Leeuwenhoek Society, UHD branch of American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
  • Health Professions Organization, UHD group

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Graduate School Considerations

  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Science in Data Analytics
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Microbiology*
  • Doctor of Medicine*
  • Doctor of Dentistry*
  • Master of Science in Molecular and Cell Biology*
  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics*
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry*
  • Master of Science in Genetics and Genomics*
  • Master of Science in Biotechnology*
  • Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine*

*Programs not offered at UHD

Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering field experiences to students pursuing a Biology degree.

  • Memorial Hermann
  • BP
  • Texas Children’s
  • UT Medical Branch
  • RiceTec
  • Houston Zoo
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • City of Houston, Health & Human Services
  • Houston Renewable Energy Group
  • MD Anderson
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Mad Science of Houston
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Bayou Land Conservancy
  • Koala Sports Medicine Center
  • Harris County Institute for Forensic Sciences


What is Biology with Concentration Microbiology?

The Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with concentration Microbiology is designed to meet the needs of those students interested in medical, dental, and other health related career fields. This concentration requires virology, immunology, medical microbiology and additional courses that cover a broad collection of topics in microbiology.