Top Microbiology Programs

Following are the top schools for microbiology programs:

University of Wisconsin--Madison
- The University is world-renowned for its research and training in microbiology. The Microbiology Doctoral Training Program at UW-Madison is a highly ranked university and graduate program with national and international prominence.
- According to the US News & World Report 2011 Graduate School Rankings, UW-Madison is ranked No. 3 nationally in Microbiology Specialty.

University of California, Berkeley
- The graduate program in microbiology is designed to train individuals in modern research areas of microbiology, and to provide graduate students with the education and research experience needed to make the most of their talents as scientists.
- According to the 2010 National Research Council (NRC) rankings of doctoral programs at research universities, the ranking range for Microbiology included 2nd place.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
- The Department of Microbiology at UIUC has been consistently ranked as one of the best in the United States. The Department is a part of the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB), which includes the Departments of Biochemistry, Cell and Developmental Biology, and Molecular and Integrative Physiology.
- Graduates from the Department of Microbiology are employed in colleges, universities, industry, and government.

The University of Georgia (UGA)
- The Department of Microbiology offers programs of study leading to both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in different fields of microbiology including genetics, ecology, physiology, pathogenesis, cell biology, anaerobic microbiology, biotechnology and bioinformatics.
- In 2006, U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Georgia tied for 8th nationally and 4th among public universities, for graduate programs in Microbiology.

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