Unravel the microscopic processes within living organisms with a B.S. in Biochemistry

Acquire the knowledge and skills to understand life forms, right down to the cellular and molecular level, with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Marymount University. Be a part of critical scientific inquiry and master the analytics needed to research, evaluate, and solve problems in biochemistry.

Students enrolled in Marymount’s Biochemistry bachelor’s degree program will build a strong foundation in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Whether you’re interested in Marymount’s pre-med program, dental school, or veterinary school down the road, or extended graduate study in biotechnology, molecular biology, or health care, a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Marymount is a great way to get there.

  • Support for scholarly research 

The Discover Research Initiative (DRIve) supports student research across all degree levels and academic majors, including Biochemistry. Students may enroll in summer research fellowships, participate in our annual Student Research Conference, or benefit from funding to present their scholarly work in Biochemistry at external conferences or competitions.

  • Presenting the data

In addition to lab work, students learn to demonstrate the effective oral and written scientific communication skills needed to explain key scientific findings and present moral and ethical effects of scientific issues in communities locally and around the world.

  • Valuable internships in Metro D.C. 

A close neighbor to Washington, D.C., Marymount offers you exciting internships for academic credit at prestigious public and private research institutions, leading health care agencies and hospitals, and high-profile federal agencies. These include the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, American Red Cross, Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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