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Biochemistry (B.S.)

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At Illinois Tech the biochemistry major blends theoretical and laboratory courses in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, mathematics, statistics, and more, producing a solid foundation for careers in clinics, research, or biotechnology.

The biochemistry major at Illinois Tech is a scientifically rigorous and challenging program providing students with analytical, scientific, and practical skills through a balanced, yet flexible, offering in STEM courses. Combined with undergraduate research opportunities, this curriculum provides the knowledge, skills, and experiences to open career pathways.

Courses include biochemistry, cell biology, chemistry, human biology, genetics, microbiology, and more.

Program Overview

Biochemistry blends theoretical and laboratory courses in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, microbiology, and more. This program provides a foundation for careers in clinics, research, or biotechnology, and often is favored by students planning to attend medical school and/or pursuing a Ph.D.

Career Opportunities

Biochemists can work in clinical, biotechnology, or research laboratories. Research involving biochemists include fundamental and applied research.

  • Biochemist
  • Health care scientist
  • Laboratory technician
  • Molecular biologist
  • Toxicologist