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Medicinal and Biological Chemistry - Biological Concentration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

What Can I Do With This Degree?

With your medicinal and biological chemistry degree, you’ll be prepared for graduate studies or careers in areas such as:

  • Medicine
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmacy - If you are interested in pursuing pharmacy, this major may be for you. If you major in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry, we guarantee an interview with PBA's Gregory School of Pharmacy through our Early Assurance program.

Palm Beach Atlantic University is one of few universities in the country that offers a Medicinal and Biological Chemistry degree with a Biological Concentration. This major, anchored in PBA's outstanding natural science program, is designed for today’s life science challenges and for students pursuing a career in pharmacy.

As a medicinal and biological chemistry major at PBA, you’ll:

  • Enjoy a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of just 18.
  • Learn from dedicated Christians who are also experts in their field.
  • Develop multifaceted skills and techniques through independent research and course assignments.
  • Benefit from one-on-one faculty advising
  • Have the opportunity to participate in the Great American Bug Race.
Your Opportunities in Biological Chemistry

You’ll benefit from learning in South Florida, which has an increasing concentration of companies involved in medical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and biochemistry areas, including:

  • Scripps Research Institute
  • Max Planck Research Institute
  • Torrey Pines Research Institute

As a student at PBA, you’ll experience an exciting and state-of-the-art curriculum in:

  • Biochemistry
  • Cell biology
  • Immunology
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Molecular modeling
  • Organic chemistry
Your Future in Biological Chemistry

With your medicinal and biological chemistry degree, you’ll be prepared for graduate studies or careers in areas such as:

  • Medicine
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmacy - If you desire to pursue a career pharmacy, this major may be for you. In fact, if you major in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry with a Biological Concentration, you'll be guaranteed an interview with PBA's Gregory School of Pharmacy through our Early Assurance program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    121-122 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Physics with Calculus
  • Biology

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

National Students Requirements:
  • ACT/SAT scores.
  • Official high school transcripts.
  • Online application.
International Students Requirements:
  • Completed online application with a $50 (US currency) application fee.
  • Essay of 300-500 words describing the intersection between your personal faith journey and academic collegiate goals.
  • Official high school or previous university transcripts evaluated and translated by a professional evaluation company that must be a member of the NACES.
  • Official SAT or ACT scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for West Palm Beach

  • 1129 - 2030 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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