Twice the Science, Twice the Experience
Biology and chemistry—the study of life is intricately linked with the investigation of chemical processes. Michigan Tech’s Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is an innovative collaboration between the two sciences. You’ll learn fundamental biology and chemistry concepts in a truly unique and integrative way, gaining a deeper understanding of living systems.
Whether you’re preparing for a career in health care, pharmaceuticals, product development, or research; or planning to pursue advanced studies in biology, biochemistry, or medicine; Michigan Tech’s quantitative, science-focused program will prepare you thoroughly for what comes next.
Choose your Career Path
Biochemistry and molecular biology majors are in demand. The program provides excellent, rigorous preparation for careers in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, product development, environmental consulting, quality assurance, research, and academia. Other graduates go on to pursue advanced education in biochemistry, medical school, professional health programs, and more.
There’s a benefit to studying biochemistry and molecular biology at a technological university!
Plenty of Job Opportunities in Biochemistry
The demand for biochemists will grow 15% over the next decade. A bachelor of science degree in biochemistry prepares you for a successful career— you’ll have opportunities to solve real-world problems in many different areas like agriculture; biomedicine and pharmacology; genomics and molecular genetics; and forensic science and identification. Create sustainable agriculture. Develop greener energy and cleaner, leaner manufacturing processes. Develop tests to detect disease and the risk of developing or transmitting one. Identify criminals and victims at crime scenes.
Tomorrow Needs Talented Biochemists
The demand for biochemists will grow significantly as our world becomes increasingly complex and faces many challenges. A bachelor of science degree in biochemistry prepares you for a successful career— you’ll have opportunities to solve real-world problems in many different areas. Create sustainable agriculture. Develop greener energy and cleaner, leaner manufacturing processes. Develop instantaneous tests to detect disease and the risk of developing or transmitting one. Identify criminals and victims at crime scenes.
Career Opportunities for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Majors
Your future career options are unlimited with a degree in biochemistry. Career opportunities include:
Clinical Lab Technician
College or University Professor
High School Chemistry Teacher
Michigan Tech Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Majors Have Been Hired By
The growing list of companies that have hired Michigan Tech biochemistry graduates include:
- Cambium Analytica
- Huron Pines
- Health Department of Northwest Michigan
- Neogen Corporation
- Pace Analytical Services
- Prevention Genetics
- Weill Cornell Medicine