Welcome to the department of Microbiology which was established in February, 2012 under the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences which was designed to provide a sound understanding of the concepts of microorganisms in relation to mankind and environment. The programme aims to expose students the importance of microorganisms in industry, health and environmental sectors of the society. It will also emphasize the importance of traditional biotechnology and its link to the current modern biotechnology.

The programme also promote and engage researches that will determine possible ways of controlling diseases that over the years pose serious threats to the health system in the country

Apart from the Undergraduate programme, the Department is currently running a “Professional Certificate in Public Health Microbiology”.