Biochemistry 2017 Graduate Placement

Twenty two students graduated from the Program of Biochemistry in May, 2017. Their reported outcomes as of August, 2017 are shown below. Please see a listing of specific jobs, graduate schools, etc. below the graph.

2017 Biochemistry graduate outcomes
2017 Program of Biochemistry graduate outcomes/placement.

Industrial & Academic Employment (27%)

  • GlaxoSmithKline, analytical work in a pharmaceutical purification group
  • Force Therapeutics
  • Harvard Medical School-Boston Children's Hospital, research assistant
  • Merck Research Laboratories
  • University of California San Diego, Huntington's Disease Research Center
  • IMA Consulting, financial analyst

Medical School (23%)

  • Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, MD program
  • University of Arizona, MD/PhD program
  • Ross University School of Medicine, MD program
  • Medical College of Wisconsin, MD program
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, MD program
Graduate School (18%)
  • University of Pennsylvania, Cell and Molecular Biology PhD program
  • Drexel University, Drug Discovery and Development Master's program
  • Villanova University, Department of Chemistry, accelerated Master's program (2 students)
Healthcare Employment (9%)
  • AtlantiCare
  • EMT and scribe work, applying to health sciences realated professional school 2018

Gap Year (14%)

  • 3 students - applying to medical school in the 2018 cycle

Unknown (9%) - 2 students

Villanova Biochemistry at a Glance

mendel science center

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