Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology Major

This major is a program that focuses on the scientific study of the microbial causation and immunologic processes related to animal disease, prevention, and treatment.

Includes instruction in bacteriology, mycology, virology, immune response mechanisms, humoral and cell function, cancer defenses, immune system dysfunction, immunologic diseases, parasitology, pathogenesis, and disease vectors.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology Major (use the College Search feature and enter "veterinary microbiology" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology Major?

To have a career in this field you will need a bachelor’s degree in microbiology, zoology, or a related field.  Your job title will likely be that of technologist, assistant, researcher, lab technician or science technician.  Certification for some jobs may be required.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

 

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