Microbiology Degree at Arizona State University (ASU)

Request more information about the microbiology program by clicking on the links below:

Microbiology Degree

The microbiology degree program at Arizona State University prepares students seeking a future in various careers, such as public health, waste management, food and drug administration, law, and more. Students in the microbiology degree program gain knowledge in the scientific study of cellular organisms and colonies and subcellular genetic matter and how they interact ecologically with other life forms. Courses may include subjects such as cell biology, microbial genetics, cell physiology, virology, pathogenic microbiology, environmental microbiology, and immunology. Get more details below including other Arizona colleges that offer microbiology degrees.

Learn more by requesting information now!

Students Enrolled in the Microbiology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. ASU has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree71
Master's Degree0
Doctorate Degree2

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male35
Female38

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian2
Asian9
Black3
Hispanic9
White44
Unknown3

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Microbiology program at Arizona State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Natural Sciences Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.7% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ
    • Total Employment: 430
    • Average Hourly Rate: $58.52
    • Average Annual Salary: $121,720

Biologists

Description

Research or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions.

Microbiologists

Description

Investigate the growth, structure, development, and other characteristics of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, algae, or fungi. Includes medical microbiologists who study the relationship between organisms and disease or the effects of antibiotics on microorganisms.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, microbiologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 13.3% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ
    • Total Employment: 100
    • Average Hourly Rate: $28.59
    • Average Annual Salary: $59,460

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Microbiology Programs in Arizona

Microbiology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ
Request Information

School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 50 students completed this program

Programs

  • Microbiology (B)
  • Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (B)

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ
Request Information

School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Microbiology (B)

Request Information

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Reviews

Overall Rating: 4 / 5 Stars

Based on 1 Review for Arizona State University

Virtual Tour of Campus

Virtual Tour of Arizona State University

College Video Tour

School Map

School Map of Arizona State University