Combine your interests in biology and chemistry to excel in the STEM field.
The undergraduate biochemistry program includes hands-on laboratory experiences, strong technology integration throughout lecture and laboratory classes, and an ethics-based instructional perspective. You'll develop an extensive knowledge base, critical problem-solving skills, and commitment to lifelong learning.
When you study biochemistry at Ursuline, you’ll be entering one of the fastest growing STEM fields at a place where women are in the majority. This type of learning environment will make you significantly more likely to attend graduate school and become a leader throughout your career.
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Careers: Biochemistry Bachelor’s Degree Program
Biochemistry is among the top 10 fastest growing occupations in STEM, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the need for biochemists will increase by 31% by 2020. Your academic expertise in biochemistry will be widely applicable to a variety and fields in science, including medicine, engineering, and the food industry. In any of these settings you could be hired as a biochemist on an interdisciplinary team of scientists. An advanced degree (a master’s or PhD) will allow you to pursue leadership roles on these teams. Biochemistry is also an excellent foundation for professional schools in medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, veterinary medicine, and law. Ursuline’s program includes all pre-requisites for graduate programs in chemistry, pharmaceutical science, molecular biology, and medical school.
If you choose to enter the workforce directly following your undergraduate program, you’ll be qualified for entry-level positions in the chemical, polymer, environmental, forensic, pharmaceutical industries and government labs.
Scholarships: Biochemistry Bachelor’s Degree Program
All chemistry, biochemistry, and pharmacy students are considered for the $5,000 renewable Mulhausen Scholarship.