B.Sc. On Campus


University of Detroit Mercy

48 months
43452 USD/year
29562 USD/year
29562 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Biochemistry from University of Detroit Mercy is designed to provide the student with the background in chemistry, biology and biochemistry needed to enter professional schools such as medicine or dentistry.


Biochemistry from University of Detroit Mercy aims to pursue graduate studies in chemistry or biochemistry or a number of interdisciplinary areas such as pharmacology or bio-engineering; to teach chemistry at the secondary level; or to work as a biologically-oriented professional chemist.

Graduates with Biochemistry from University of Detroit Mercy will be able to:

  • work safely and effectively in a laboratory.
  • design experiments.
  • use and interpret (qualitatively, quantitatively, and statistically) data collected by the following instruments: pH meter, analytical balance, UV/vis spectrometer, FTIR, GC/MS, and NMR.
  • communicate scientific knowledge effectively through oral and written reports.
  • search the biochemical literature, including online sources.
  • critically read the biochemical literature.
  • demonstrate an awareness of the ethical issues in the molecular sciences.
  • work effectively in small groups and teams.
  • use computers to assist data collection and processing
  • use biochemical techniques including statistical analysis of experimental data, electrophoretic techniques, chromatographic separations, and isolation and identification of macromolecules.
  • apply knowledge in regards to biological structures and interactions, biological reactions, and biological equilibria, and thermodynamics.
  • demonstrate a mastery of factual knowledge in chemistry (organic, inorganic, biochemistry, physical, analytical) and biology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Analysis 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Recent Advances in Biochemistry 
  • Chemistry Senior Assessment
  • General Biology
  • Analytic Geometry and Calculus 
  • General Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


126 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school transcript
  • ACT or SAT scores
  • A writing sample of at least 250 words on a topic of your choice
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Submit a CV or Resume
  • An official bank statement showing a total amount to cover the first year of study including tuition and living expenses.
  • Submit a copy of the information pages of your passport. 
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    43452 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21726 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14781 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    29562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14781 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Highland Park

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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