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NDSU offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) program in Microbiology or Biotechnology for undergraduates, as well as two graduate programs in Microbiology (Master of Science and Ph.D.).
Our faculty and staff have a wide variety of expertise, from livestock vaccination, infectious disease, antimicrobial resistance, microbiome exploration of humans, plants, soils, and animals, to science education in microbiology.
We collaborate across disciplines and outside NDSU with interest groups from all types of industries.
We offer enriching research experiences for all our students (undergraduate to graduate).
Our Bachelor of Science degrees are designed to give students a background in microbiology or biotechnology, with a wide range of specialized interest areas, including human and animal health, agriculture, our environment, food technology and safety, and the biotechnology industry. Our degrees prepare students for a wide range of important career opportunities, as well as the option to pursue further education in specialized subject areas.
Our Pre-Professional program is excellent preparation for professional school, including medical, veterinary, dental, optometry, and physician assistant programs.
The Master's and Ph.D. programs give students the opportunity to reach beyond coursework and get involved in the field of microbiology at a high level. The Master's in Microbiology emphasizes research methodology and laboratory techniques. The Ph.D. in Microbiology is an outcomes-based program focused on developing research project leaders.
1230 Albrecht Blvd, Fargo ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 7520, PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university. NDSU Agricultural Affairs educates students with interests in agriculture, food systems and natural resources; fosters communities through partnerships that educate the public; provides creative, cost-effective solutions to current problems; and pursues fundamental and applied research to help shape a better world.