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What Can You Do With a Major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology?

Biochemistry and molecular biology major careers and jobs

What can you do with a major in biochemistry and molecular biology? This program is excellent preparation for medical, dental and graduate school and careers in biotechnology, pharmaceutical development and sales, food and drug research, and environmental research and protection.

Jobs for biochemistry and molecular biology majors

Marquette's biochemistry and molecular biology majors are in demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for biological scientists is expected to climb about 21 percent through 2018, a much faster rate than the average for other occupations.

Recent employers and schools for our graduates include:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Blood Research Institute of Southeastern Wisconsin
  • Mayo Medical School
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Monsanto Corp.
  • Stanford University Department of Biomedical Sciences
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • University of Wisconsin Medical School

Additional resources for careers in biochemistry and molecular biology.


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You might like the biochemistry and molecular biology major if you

✓ Like biology and chemistry

✓ Are strong in science and math

✓ Like to work independently

✓ Enjoy lab work

What is the major in biochemistry and molecular biology?

Biochemistry and Molecular biology major studentsThe biochemistry and molecular biology major analyzes the molecular structure and chemistry of biological systems.

Learn more about what what you can do with the major in biochemistry and molecular biology.

Visit the department that offers the major in biochemistry and molecular biology. Other majors offered by the Department of Biological Sciences include the biological sciences major and the physiological sciences major.


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