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Degrees Available at SIUE
- Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Biochemistry Specialization
Biochemistry at SIUE
The biochemistry specialization at SIUE prepares students for successful employment in the St. Louis metropolitan area and across the United States. Faculty members in the Department of Chemistry have research interests that cover all the traditional areas of chemistry. However, there is strong representation among biochemistry-related fields. The biochemistry specialization at SIUE is also compatible with the two-year pre-pharmacy curriculum allowing our students flexibility in their career choices.
In the past decade, there have been, and continues to be, demand for capable graduates in fields such as biotechnology, medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry as well as industry and academic and government settings. The Department of Chemistry is contacted regularly by companies seeking new SIUE graduates.
The St. Louis area is a biotechnology hub, which supports many large chemical, biochemical and pharmaceutical companies that employ SIUE graduates. The biochemistry program at SIUE includes advanced courses and lab experiences in biochemistry, biophysical chemistry, analytical chemistry and bioinorganic chemistry which allow our graduates to pursue employment in fields ranging from research, development, and quality control to lab support, manufacturing and many others.
Other Degrees Available
- Bachelor of Arts
- Specializations available: Medical Science
- Bachelor of Science
- Specializations available: ACS Certified Biochemistry, ACS Certified Chemistry, Forensics Chemistry
- Secondary Education Teacher Certification
- Combined Bachelor of Chemistry and Doctor of Dental Medicine