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Opportunities in Microbiology and BioHealth Sciences

Kate Field and other service leaders working on garden in Puerto Rico.

Co-led by microbiologist Kate Field, microbiology students and other service leaders made an impact in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, helping to repair a school and its water cisterns.

Enhance your experience in microbiology

As an undergraduate in the microbiology department, you will have extensive opportunities to gain real-world experience outside the classroom. Our students are encouraged to participate in one of our many undergraduate research opportunities, either in an internship off-campus or in one of OSU's many research labs. This is an excellent way to expand your learning in microbiology and beyond.

Our undergraduates are hands on and career-ready

Career resources

With a degree from the microbiology department, your future is wide open. Our program offers excellent preparation for med schools, graduate school, biotech positions, government laboratories and countless others. Our advisors are always happy to discuss career opportunities with students and identify resources to help you get started.

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