Bachelor Degree in Microbiology in Illinois in USA

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A Bachelor of Science in Microbiology exposes students to the fields of genetics, biology and physiology. It offers technical skills that are relevant in a number of professions such as dentistry, conservation and agriculture among others.

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BA or BS, Biology

Concordia University Chicago
Campus Full time 4 years January 2017 USA Chicago

Concordia University Chicago’s Biology program offers a variety of courses that reflect the broad spectrum of studies in the biological sciences. Our liberal arts preparation is suitable for students wishing to pursue a career directly after graduation... [+]

Bachelors in Microbiology in Illinois in USA. BA or BS, Biology Concordia University Chicago’s Biology program offers a variety of courses that reflect the broad spectrum of studies in the biological sciences. Our liberal arts preparation is suitable for students wishing to pursue a career directly after graduation and for those continuing their education at the graduate level or in professional schools. We offer both Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree options. This allows you to choose the degree that best suits your needs. For those interested in studying biology in graduate school or pursuing a career in health sciences, a Bachelor of Science degree is recommended. Those interested in careers as a laboratory technician or in allied health care should consider the Bachelor of Arts degree. Typical career paths for graduates: Research technician Science policy analyst Microbiologist Medical technologist Environmental consultant Professor Testimonial "All the professors gave me the grounding and motivation I needed to get into and succeed in medical school. I knew I not only had my family behind me, but also my professors who knew me well and prepared me thoroughly." — Denisse Ramirez Forghani '07, MD, biology and chemistry double major, pediatric resident at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital in Loma Linda, CA Opportunities Biology students can take advantage of being close to Chicago and participate in consortium-type seminars offered through the Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area—a partnership of 15 liberal arts schools and government laboratories. Field trips may include visits to the Morton Arboretum, the Chicago Botanical Garden, the Field Museum of Natural History, the Brookfield Zoo, the John G. Shedd Aquarium and the Museum of Science and Industry. Students can also take part in opportunities such as Aqualytica, part of the Concordia University Chicago Student Operated Undergraduate Laboratory (SOUL) program. Aqualytica is a community outreach water testing laboratory designed to give students the opportunity to serve community residents by providing analysis of local water samples while gaining real-world experiences in the process. Career Services Our Office of Career Services offers counseling, workshops, self-assessments, résumé support and on-site interviews for students while helping companies match needs with Concordia-Chicago graduates. We have partnered with the Illinois Small College Placement Association and CareerRookie to provide databases where you can search an extensive list of internships, jobs and other resources to help shape your future. Course Requirements Academic Entry Requirements Clear electronic copies of official academic certificates and transcripts with evidence of graduation from secondary school with official English translation. English Language Proficiency IELTS: minimum 6.0 or TOEFL: minimum 72 (internet-based) or equivalent. Please visit our website for full details. Other Documents Completed and signed application Copy of passport Foreign transcript evaluation* Proof of English language proficiency Declaration of finances/bank statement [-]