B.Sc. On Campus


University of Wisconsin La Crosse

48 months
18101 USD/year
18130 USD/year
9310 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Microbiology from University of Wisconsin La Crosse provides a foundation for the abundant employment opportunities in microbiology and is also excellent preparation for graduate school or professional schools. Microbiology is cited as the major that best prepares pre-med students for the rigors of medical school.


Microbiology from University of Wisconsin La Crosse curriculum is based on the recommendations from the American Society for Microbiology, and is designed to ensure that graduates gain excellent, state-of-the-art experience in microbiology. After completing a core of microbiology courses, students may choose electives that allow them to specialize in specific areas. 


  • Food production/fermentation industries 
  • Food, dairy and water testing companies 
  • Hospital and Public health labs
  • Waste and wastewater treatment
  • Biotechnology companies
  • Medical diagnostic companies
  • Large pharmaceutical companies
  • Chemical companies 
  • Cosmetic companies
  • Research laboratories 
  • Environmental testing laboratories
  • Bioremediation companies
  • Forensics labs
  • Quality assurance in many industries
  • Technical writing or sales

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Microbiology
  • Pathogenic Bacteriology
  • Virology
  • Virology Laboratory
  • Industrial and Fermentation Microbiology
  • Fermentation Microbiology Laboratory
  • Aquatic Microbial Ecology
  • Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenicity
  • Symposium Microbiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National applications after 1st February will be considered on a space-available basis. 
    • Rolling admission for national students in Spring.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UW System application for admission
    • Nonrefundable application fee
    • ACT or SAT scores (optional) (ACT code: 4672, SAT code: 1914)
    • Letters of recommendation (maximum of 2) (optional)
    • GPA
    • Essays
    • Academic Records: Official, certified, or attested transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary institutions attended. Documents issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.                       
    • English Language Proficiency
    • Proof of Funding                                                             
    • Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18101 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18101 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    18130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18130 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9310 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for La Crosse

1130 - 1874 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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