Virology Studies is a major program that focuses on the scientific study of subcellular pieces of genetic material, called viruses, that inhabit living cells in parasitical relationships and their role in disease.

A major program in Virology Studies will likely include courses in virus taxonomy and systematics, viral structures, viral genetics, prions, virus/host cell interaction, viral pathogenesis, and applications to specific topics such as cancer biology.

What can you do with a major/degree in Virology Studies?

With a degree in Virology Studies, you can find yourself working in research or teaching,  as a science writer or you may wish to pursue additional training to work in pharmaceutical business or law.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Virology Studies:

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.


Publications/Magazines in Virology Studies?