Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
If you have a passion for chemistry and biology, the biochemistry and molecular biology major at Michigan Tech can help you turn that passion into a crazy-successful career. This major is an innovative collaboration between scientific fields—you’ll choose from concentrations in either chemistry or biological concepts, but you’ll gain broad knowledge in both. Whichever path you choose in this rapidly advancing field, you’ll have access to the latest technology and hands-on research.
What You Need to Know About This Program
- You’ll experience the latest technology firsthand: DNA, RNA and protein analysis, gene cloning and transformation, and various chromatographies.
- Our advanced research labs include the Applied Chemical and Morphological Analysis, Human Genetic Disease, and Neuroscience and Proteomics Laboratories.
- You can get free help on your assignments or work for the Biological Sciences Learning Center and the Chemistry Learning Center
- You’ll participate in research—for credit—during your junior and senior years.
If you’re wondering what you’ll do with a biochemistry and molecular biology degree, our alumni can show you. They’re working as executives in Fortune 500 companies, as entrepreneurs and attorneys, forensic scientists, geneticists, and as health care professionals. Graduates often pursue positions in pharmaceuticals, work in instrumentation, teaching, natural resource analysis, and many other professions.