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Biochemistry, Bachelor

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Essex, MD, United States
At Gordon, you can opt to study the Biochemistry program from Gordon College through the Chemistry Department (which focuses more on molecular design, enzyme kinetics and physical chemistry) or the Biology Department (which focuses more on metabolic pathways and cellular systems).
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Biochemistry takes you back to the basics—studying living organisms from the perspective of the trillions of molecules that make them up. By drilling down to the most basic units, you can better understand things like the causes of diseases, the impact of food on our bodies and the influence of chemicals on the environment. 

Why study the Biochemistry program from Gordon College?

Boston is a hub for innovation in the sciences, and Gordon’s prime location on the North Shore offers unparalleled opportunities for immersive research and internship experiences. You’ll develop a full complement of lab skills as you work with expert faculty in our growing state-of-the-art spaces, and join in our pioneering work in the field of green chemistry—meaning sustainable chemistry that is safe for humans and the environment. 

What careers can I pursue with a biochemistry major or concentration?

Biochemists excel in problem-solving and analytical thinking, conducting experiments and analyzing results with precision and accuracy. They also tend to be strong communicators, collaborators and leaders—important traits in any field, including:

  • Research
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Teaching
  • Public health
  • Pharmacy
  • Medicine

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • First Year Seminar 
  • Biology l: Cells and Genetics 
  • Biology II: Animal Biology 
  • Introduction to Research in Biology 
  • Modern Genetics 
  • Molecular Cell Biology 
  • Senior Seminar: Topics in Biochemistry 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Schedule your admissions interview

Your admissions interview may be conducted by phone or Skype. The interview gives us a chance to get to know you better. To schedule an interview, email your admissions counselor three dates and times that are convenient for you. 

  • The $50 application fee has been waived for international applicants.
  • Send us your reference

Academic Reference

If you provided an email address for your academic references on your application, the Academic Reference form will be sent directly to that person. 

  • Mail your scores

a. Your official academic records

These must be received from all secondary school(s). 

b. Your SAT, ACT, TOEFL, or IELTS results.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38650 USD/year
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  • National

    38650 USD/year
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Living costs for Essex

  • 1369 - 2320 USD/month
    Living Costs

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