Enroll in online Microbiology and you’ll enter the world of pathogenic microorganisms, studying their role in human disease and immunology. You’ll gain an understanding of microbial infection, parasitology, viruses, the interaction between microbe and host, and preventative measures. By the time you’re done, you’ll be able to describe the symptoms, causative agent, pathogenesis, epidemiology, prevention and treatment for the infectious diseases studied.
* A 3-credit StraighterLine course is estimated to require approximately 75 hours of study time. Dedicating 17-20 hours per week should allow a student to finish within a single month subscription. That estimate is not guaranteed, and individual experience may differ. Prices do not include books.