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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Biochemistry is a discipline that encompasses both biology and chemistry. This rapidly expanding science focuses on the study of the molecular aspects of living organisms. The tools and concepts of biochemistry are important as a foundation for careers in many areas of research and in medicine. Students considering a BA or BS degree in biochemistry should consult a biochemistry advisor for specific information regarding the program.

Biochemistry is an appropriate degree major for those students planning to pursue professional programs in medicine, pharmacy, optometry, chiropractic, physical therapy, podiatry, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, or thos wishing to obtain a Ph.D. in molecular biosciences.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • Biochemists and Biophysicists

  • Median wage: $34.28/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Biological Technicians

  • Median wage: $23.62/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • College Biological Science Teachers

  • Median wage: $66,441/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
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