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Major: Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology


Introduction

Biochemistry, biophysics, and molecular biology programs study the chemistry of living things, the application of physics principles to the mechanisms of biological processes, and the study of the structure and function of microorganisms.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
  • Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
  • Biophysics
  • Molecular Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biophysics
  • Photobiology
  • Radiation Biology/Radiobiology
  • Structural Biology

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2016-2017 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Bachelor degree*, 302 graduates

Doctoral degree, 27 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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