Microbiology Online Course

Course Name

Microbiology Online Course with Exam Reviews

Course Description

The General Microbiology online course covers the principles of General Microbiology. Microbiology online course covers the study of microorganisms, which are unicellular or cell-cluster microscopic organisms. Microbiology is a study of microorganisms and their association with other living thing. Some may cause diseases and most of them are harmless to humans but very useful in different ways. This study covers both harmful disease causing and beneficial aspects of microorganism.  This General Microbiology course includes the study of eukaryotes such as fungi and protists, and prokaryotes, which are bacteria and archaea. Viruses, though not strictly classed as living organisms, are also studied. Microbiology is a broad term which includes virology, mycology, parasitology and other branches. 

Prerequisites: none

Learning Objectives:

  1. Comparative characteristics of microbial organisms
  2. General bacteriology and microbial techniques.
  3. Microbial metabolism and enzymes.
  4. Physical and chemical microbial control
  5. Collection and handling of laboratory specimens.
  6. Microbial genetics, mutation and biotechnology.
  7. Pathogenicity, virulence, and epidemiology
  8. Disease transmission and control of nosocomial infections
  9. Body defenses, immunology, and hypersensitivity
  10. Common bacterial, fungal, and viral diseases.

  • Course Fee: $79.99
  • Course Category: Natural Sciences
  • Students Taken : 2511
  • Lessons Included: 28
  • Average Time to Completion: 39 hrs
  • Overall Student Pass Rate: 98.1%

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Topics and Lessons

Pathophysiology Practice Exam Topics

Part 1: Introduction to Microbiology
01: Microbial World
02: Chemical Basis of Life
03: Observation of Microorganism
10: Classification of Microbes
11: Prokaryotes
12: Eukaryotes
13: Viruses, Viriods or Prions

Part II: Biology of Microorganisms
04: Functional Anatomy
05: Microbial Metabolism
06: Microbial Growth
08: Microbial Genetics
09: Biotechnology

Part III: Control of Microorganisms
07: Control of Microorganisms
20: Antimicrobial Drugs

Part IV: Disease, Resistance & Immune System
14: Principles of Disease and Epidemiology
15: Mechanism of Pathogenicity
16: Innate Immunity
17: Adaptive Immunity
18: Practical Application
19: Immune Associated Disorders

Part V: Biology of Infectious Diseases
21: Diseases of Skin & Eyes
22: Diseases of Nervous System
23: Diseases of Cardiovascular and Lymphatic System
24: Diseases of Respiratory System
25: Diseases of Digestive System
26: Diseases of Urinary & Reproductive System

Part VI: Environmental, Food & Industrial Microbiology
27: Environmental Microbiology
28: Applied Microbiology

Learning Resources

Video eBook Audio Notes Powerpoint presentations Certificate


Online Quizzes Assignments Review Exams
Quizzes assignments Review Exams

  1. Grade Score of 70% or more makes the participants eligible to Certificate of Achievement that can be downloadable as a PDF file.
  2. A letter grade is also assigned on the Certificate of Achievement

Course Credits

  • None
  • Certificate Level
  • College/University Level

Availability of Assistance

  • Self Study (No instructor)
  • Instructor Available
  • Instructor Request (If needed)

Course Features

  • Online Courses
  • Unlimited Accessibility for 6 and 12 months
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • Self-Paced
  • User Friendly
  • Suitable to All Students
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android/iOs Mobile and Tablet
  • Class Surveys


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