Studying biochemistry is important if you have aspirations of pursuing medical school or other healthcare professions. A biochemistry degree is the most recommended major for students who want to go to medical school. By majoring in biochemistry at SBU, you will receive a solid foundation in chemistry and biology that will equip you for further education at graduate or professional schools.
Your biochemistry degree will involve a significant load of science courses in chemistry and biology. The study of biochemistry focuses on the chemistry of biological reactions.
Graduates with a biochemistry degree will usually advance to medical or professional schooling, or pursue graduate-level education in biochemistry. Advanced education in biochemistry would prepare you for research careers, such as pharmaceutical or cancer research.
The biochemistry degree is offered by SBU's College of Science and Mathematics.