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Department of Microbiology

With areas of emphasis in Molecular Microbiology, Microbial Pathogenesis and Environmental Microbiology, the Department of Microbiology provides our majors a wide range of laboratory experiences and a faculty that is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research.

By the numbers…


of Microbiology majors were accepted into medical school

Microbiology majors were accepted into medical schools across the nation


of Microbiology majors conduct research in the department

7 degrees

in our 3 majors

We offer A.B and B.S degrees in Microbiology, a B.S. in Medical Lab Science, an A.B. in Public Health: Human Disease and Epidemiology, M.S. and Ph.D. graduate degrees, and a combined Bachelor-Master degree

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Department of Microbiology

212 Pearson Hall
700 E. High St.
Oxford, OH 45056