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Biochemistry, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Milton, MA, United States
Experience life through a scientific lens and earn your Biochemistry degree at Curry College to launch a career in scientific research, prepare for graduate or medical school, or pursue one of dozens of career paths exploring our natural world.
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Overview

Curry College offers a degree in Biochemistry.

Key facts:

The general goals of the Biochemistry major are to:

  • Provide students with an in-depth knowledge of the chemistry of living organisms and experimental techniques required to determine structures and functions of biological molecules.
  • Provide a curriculum that meets the standards set by ACS (American Chemical Society).
  • Provide students with the knowledge and skills to meet the demands of the biotechnology/research industries or related fields after graduation.
  • Prepare students for admittance and success in graduate and health professional schools.
  • Develop an awareness of current and ethical issues in the discipline.
  • Prepare students to be skilled in the proper procedures and practices for safe handling and the use of chemicals.

Accreditation

Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemistry
  • Organisms
  • Molecules and Cells
  • Physics 
  • Calculus 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • A completed application (either the Common Application or Curry's own Application) with a non-refundable fee of $50.00
  • An official high school transcript
  • A Letter of Recommendation from guidance counselor or high school teacher.  The recommendation may be submitted on a separate sheet or attached letter.
  • A college essay of at least 250 words

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41240 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41240 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Milton

  • 1696 - 3520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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