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Studying Biochemistry at Weber State

Weber State’s biochemistry major offers lab experience and expertise in how chemical processes affect organisms, preparing you for a wide variety of rewarding scientific pursuits.

Biochemistry Highlights

Weber State’s biochemistry degree is certified by the American Chemical Society.

While earning your Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, you can participate in research opportunities that allow you to apply your knowledge to real-world problems.

Beyond the Classroom

Weber State’s biochemistry majors often gain work experience in WSU’s chemistry stockroom, as university lab assistants or in off-campus biochemistry jobs.

Savannah Nelson

Class of 2018

“As a pre-medical student, the courses for biochemistry have prepared me well for the medical college admissions test and future medical courses.”

What You’ll Learn at Weber

As a biochemistry major, you’ll become an expert in organic chemistry, biochemical techniques, medicinal chemistry, microbial genetics and cell biology.

You’ll also be able to choose among elective courses such as:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Herbal Medicines
  • Biology of the Plant Cell


What You Can Do After Weber

Biochemists make amazing breakthroughs in a wide range of scientific pursuits, including cancer treatment, stem-cell research and food science.

Upon graduation, you can join their ranks in industries such as:

  • Biomedical science
  • Toxicology
  • Healthcare science
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Analytical chemistry

Your Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry is also a stepping stone to graduate programs in biochemistry, medicine and other science fields. 

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for biochemistry graduates in the U.S. and Utah
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