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Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Veterinary Microbiology Specialization

Make a difference in animal health, human health, and environmental health.  Study the science of microorganisms that enhance wellness or cause disease in animals and people.

Graduate education in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences is focused on the one health concept, with major emphasis in infectious diseases of food-producing domestic species and zoonotic diseases. Research projects range from basic (mechanistic) to applied science. The interaction of service, discovery, and education that takes place within the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences results in new knowledge, timely information, and students prepared for careers that make a difference for animals and people alike.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Have an undergraduate or master's degree in Microbiology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Pre-Veterinary Studies, Human Biology, or Animal Science

Career Opportunities

  • Academic Faculty
  • Animal Health Industry
  • Veterinary or Human Diagnostics
  • Animal or Human Health Research
  • Wildlife Research
  • Professional Veterinary or Human Medical School