Iowa State University

Iowa State University

Graduate Studies in Microbiology


657 Ross Hall

Alumni Hall

Ames, IA 50011

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Studies in Microbiology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

While most graduate students in the department of Microbiology do their research on campus, a number of Microbiology graduate students perform their research off-campus at the National Animal Disease Center NADC) or the National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL). Both on and off-campus students routinely specialize in areas of microbiology including, applied microbiology, food microbiology, infectious diseases, soil microbiology, microbial genetics, microbial ecology, or microbial physiology. A thesis or dissertation is required for each of the majors.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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