Hard science applied to understanding the immune system and combating infectious diseases. Graduates get right to work with careers in places like government and the pharmaceutical industry or continue on to medical, pharmacy, and veterinary school.

Interest Areas
  • Science
  • Policy and Regulatory Affairs
  • Health and Medicine
  • Environment, Sustainability, Nature
  • Animal
Options

Major has one core curriculum

Careers
  • Academic research and education
  • Biotech and biomedical patent law
  • Biomedical industries
  • Epidemiology and public health
  • Graduate school in all biomedical fields 
  • Government laboratories
  • Medical school
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Private research organizations
Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Ag Advocates
  • Penn State Reproduction Research Team
Facilities, Centers, and Institutes

The Center for Molecular Immunology and Infectious Disease is committed to discovering mechanisms that contribute to disease, developing novel therapeutic strategies, and educating the next generation of scientists to carry on their mission.

Target Major/Degree