This major and concentration is appropriate for pre-professional students in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry and pre-veterinary medicine. It provides a foundation for introductory positions of employment in such fields as pharmaceuticals, manufacturing biological products, and monitoring health and environmental standards. It can also serve as a foundation for graduate studies in special areas of microbiology.
Where a Concentration in Microbiology Can Take You
With a microbiology concentration, your career options are wide open. Some common paths for NMU graduates include:
- Field researcher
- Wildlife management
- Laboratory researcher
- Production specialist
- Animal rehabilitator
- Physical therapist
- Conservation biologist
Career possibilities available to you as a biology major depend on the competencies and skills you acquire through both academic work and extracurricular experiences, so take advantage of every opportunity to learn from your NMU experience!
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