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College Of Arts And Sciences
Biochemistry
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Why Study Biochemistry?

The Biochemistry major is a great choice for serious and enthusiastic students. You can receive academic credit for participating in research with our world-class faculty, who collaborate with scientists on campus and off, at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory, and with national and international labs. Many of our graduates continue their education in the health sciences and pursue careers in the medical, dental, or veterinary fields. Others opt to continue their research training in graduate programs in the biomedical or chemistry fields.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Human Genetics
  • Ecological Genetics
  • Cell Biology

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • Dinosaur Paleontology
  • Cell, Brain, Mind
  • Principles of Virology

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Pharmacy Intern
  • Senior Research Technician
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  • Regulatory Affairs Scientist

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • CVS Pharmacy
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Pepperidge Farms

Interested in this Major?

Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Chair: Aaron Neiman

Office: 450 Life Sciences Building

Phone: (631) 632-8550

College Of Arts And Sciences
Biochemistry
Back to all Programs

Why Study Biochemistry?

The Biochemistry major is a great choice for serious and enthusiastic students. You can receive academic credit for participating in research with our world-class faculty, who collaborate with scientists on campus and off, at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory, and with national and international labs. Many of our graduates continue their education in the health sciences and pursue careers in the medical, dental, or veterinary fields. Others opt to continue their research training in graduate programs in the biomedical or chemistry fields.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Human Genetics
  • Ecological Genetics
  • Cell Biology

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • Dinosaur Paleontology
  • Cell, Brain, Mind
  • Principles of Virology

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Pharmacy Intern
  • Senior Research Technician
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  • Regulatory Affairs Scientist

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • CVS Pharmacy
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Pepperidge Farms

Interested in this Major?

Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Chair: Aaron Neiman

Office: 450 Life Sciences Building

Phone: (631) 632-8550

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