Seton Hall invested $35 million into renovating McNulty Hall — home of the Biological Sciences department — for one clear reason: Seton Hall is a state-of-the-art research and teaching center, strongly committed to scientific discovery. Inside this innovative center, you’ll prepare for a career in academia or the biotechnology industry or enter a Ph.D. program. Choose from a laboratory experience–based program (with a research thesis) or a coursework-oriented degree (with a library thesis). Evening and weekend classes are available to accommodate both full-time and part-time students in this STEM-designated program.
What Can I Do with a Master's in Microbiology?
With a Master's in Microbiology from Seton Hall University, students can build their careers across numerous rewarding career. New Jersey's renowned pharmaceutical industry, dense with leading firms, employs graduates into roles centered on innovative research, drug development, and vaccine formulation. Being close to this pharmaceutical and biotechnology hub, Seton Hall offers unique networking, internship, and employment opportunities, which are invaluable for those aiming for a career in industry. Beyond the commercial sector, the degree can also pave the way for a career in academia and research. Students can pursue teaching roles at secondary or post-secondary levels or even further their studies towards a Ph.D., with the eventual goal of becoming faculty members, researchers, or administrators within academic institutions. Whether it's the bustling labs of New Jersey's pharmaceutical giants or the halls of academia, a M.S. in Microbiology from Seton Hall provides a comprehensive foundation for multiple career trajectories.