Top Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology Bachelors degree Programs - 2023

A program that focuses on the scientific study of pathogenic bacteria that are significant factors in causing or facilitating human disease. Includes instruction in the pathogenesis of bacterial diseases, bacterial genetics and physiology, bacterial anatomy and structure, antigens, bacterial reproduction, bacterial adhesion, phagocytes, and the identification of new or mutated bacteria and bacterial agents.

Of the 451 Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, women make up 66% percent and men make up 34% percent of the field of study. Did you know that Florida has more students graduating with a degree in Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology than any other state in the US? In fact, Florida granted 256 degrees last year! The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology is $44,600.

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See where Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology

The University of Florida, Montana State University and Auburn University are three schools popular for Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology programs. In fact, there are 192 students at the University of Florida pursuing a Bachelors degree in Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology Majors

Some of the highest paying careers for Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology majors include Natural Sciences Managers, Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists and Biological Scientists, All Other. However, something else to consider is how much demand there is for specific positions. Careers that are in high need that a degree in Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology can prepare you for are Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists, Biological Scientists, All Other and Natural Sciences Managers.

Top Paying Careers for Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,900)
  2. Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists   (Median Wage: $95,310)
  3. Biological Scientists, All Other   (Median Wage: $82,530)

Most in Demand Careers for Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology

  1. Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
  2. Biological Scientists, All Other
  3. Natural Sciences Managers
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