Biochemistry 2014 Graduate Placement

Thirty Biochemistry students graduated in 2014.  Their reported outcomes immediately following graduation are reported below.  Please see the text below the graph to see the details of our graduates’ outcomes.



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Graduate programs:

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Astrophysics masters program
  • Drexel University School of Medicine, Postbaccaulareate premedical program
  • Boston College, PhD program in Chemistry
  • Georgetown University, Special Masters Program in Physiology (two students)
  • Boston University, Masters in Healthcare Emergency Management
  • NIH Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) 
  • California State University East Bay, Postbaccaulareate premedical program
  • Villanova University, Accelerated BS/MS program in Chemistry
  • Marshall Scholarship:  University of Cambridge, cancer biology research, followed by medical school
  • Drexel University College of Medicine, Office of Professional Studies in the Health Sciences: DrexelPathway to Medical School (DPMS) program
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Postbaccaulareate premedical program

Health professions

  • Thomas Jefferson University, medical school (MD program) (two students)
  • SUNY, Syracuse (Upstate), medical school (MD program)
  • Rutgers University,  Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
  • Drexel University, physical therapy program
  • University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy,  Doctor of Pharmacy program


  • Fulbright Scholar:  Teaching English in Laos, then medical school at the University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Notre Dame ACE  (Alliance for Catholic Education) program: middle school science teacher, Mobile, Alabama

Industrial Employment:

  • Associate Scientist at XenoBiotic Laboratories
  • Epic Systems, Software Tester/Quality Assurance

Law School:

  • Case Western Reserve School of Law

Military, following Villanova’s ROTC program:

  • US Navy, nuclear submarine training program


  • Young Parent Healthy Teen Center Assitant at Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC)

Unknown:  5 graduates

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