Graduate Studies in Microbiology
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
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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Small City
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