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Prospective Students


The Department of Microbiology will be moving to Cedar Street Building C in the Fall

Founded in 1952 in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia, the Department of Microbiology has enjoyed sustained growth and has developed an international reputation in prokaryotic biology.  We have approximately 40 faculty affiliates who lead vigorous and innovative research programs in a wide variety of areas of microbiology.

Degree Programs

The Department of Microbiology offers a major, minor and Double Dawgs program for the undergraduate program.

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EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING & Research Opportunities

Undergraduates have the option of doing research through listed courses under the mentorship of a faculty member or by participating in an internship. 


Once you're ready to dive into the job hunt, we have all the resources you'll need to get started.


The Microbiology Undergraduate Program has three awards/scholarships available to those graduating in the Spring, Summer, or Fall of the current year.

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Three Microbiology students are posing before they go to the ASM semi formalOnce you are accepted and enrolled at UGA, consider getting involved in some of our extracurricular activities.

Support Microbiology at UGA

The Department of Microbiology appreciates your financial support. Your gift is important to us and helps support critical opportunities for students and faculty alike, including lectures, travel support, and any number of educational events that augment the classroom experience. Click to read more

Every dollar contributed to the department has a direct impact on our students and faculty.