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What do Microbiologists do?

Microbiologists and cell and molecular biologists research such areas as bacteria, fungi, viruses, tissues, cells, pharmaceuticals, and plant/animal toxins.

How to become: Microbiologists

In general, you need a university degree in biology or a related field.

To be a research scientist in biology or a related field, you need a master's or doctoral degree to work in government/business. You must also have post-doctoral research experience for employment in academic or research institutions.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 10 have a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Microbiologists

The University of Queensland
Brisbane, AU

Related Program(s):
Microbiology Bachelor
Microbiology, Infection, and Immunity (Extended Major) Bachelor
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University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Microbiology Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Microbiology Bachelor; Honours
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Microbiology and Immunology Bachelor; Honours
Microbiology and Immunology with Pathology Bachelor; Honours
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University of Central Lancashire
Preston, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Microbiology (BSc) Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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