B.Sc. Medical Microbiology (B.M.M)

Microbiology course relates to the study of infectious diseases where the students will learn about the treatment, prevention and diagnosis of various diseases causes by microbes. They are taught about viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites affecting the overall health of humans.

With a Bachelor's degree in medical microbiology from UIHMT group of college, students learn about the different characteristics of pathogens and how infections develop and spread.

Students must obtain a master's degree in medical microbiology if they are interested in pursuing a career as an infectious disease research scientist. With the degree, students can enroll in the doctoral program in medical microbiology and to move on to possibly change the face of medicine forever.

The Microbiology career at UIHMT is aimed at developing professionals with a solid academic, scientific and practical education, with a proactive and decisive attitude in the field of health and industry, with a focus on multidisciplinary, ethical work, human, with attitude towards the investigation.

The professional in Microbiology, can perform in various areas of the work of the public and private sector, such as: clinical laboratories, food production companies, pharmaceutical laboratories, companies in the Medical Industry, veterinary laboratories, in Assurance and Quality Control, among others.

Those who complete a Ph.D. and/or Post-Doctoral studies after getting scholarships through GRE or TOEFL may find microbiology jobs at foreign universities or Research and Development (R&D) wings of major pharmaceutical companies. Research opportunities in urban disease control, formulation research, clinical research, analytical development and new drug development are exploding too, with major companies investing in R&D. One can always teach, though it’s advantageous to have a doctorate for such a path. Self-employed microbiologists can set up their own laboratories.

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