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Academic Programs

Our BS in Biochemistry degree is ideal for the student who wishes to pursue an interdisciplinary degree with extensive study in both Chemistry and Biology.  The degree is offered as an interdisciplinary program between the Chemistry and Biology Departments and is accredited by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Further, all graduating seniors have the opportunity to take an exam leading to the certification of their degree through the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

With training in biochemistry, analytical chemistry, molecular biology and genetics, this degree is excellent preparation for medical school or graduate work in the health sciences. It also prepares students for graduate work in a wide range of fields including pharmaceutical science, forensic science, food science, neurobiology, and of course biochemistry and molecular biology. 


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Villanova Biochemistry at a Glance

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Degrees Offered: BS

Core Faculty: 14

Undergraduate Majors: 100 (each incoming class has approximately 25 students)

Equipment: Complete array of modern instrumentation.

Building:  Mendel Science Center