Improve people’s health 和 make a difference in your world with a degree in 生物化学, the first step toward a career in pharmaceutical research or medicine.


Explore your options — classes, internships, research 和 study abroad. 使用 生物化学专业指南 找到你感兴趣的东西, 发现你的所爱, 和 create a major experience that jumpstarts your future. 

Be part of the front lines in battling illness 和 infection by discovering how diseases work 和 conducting research to find a cure — or by helping your patients underst和 和 take care of their health.

You’ll start by studying the basics: cellular processes at the molecular level, 和 how cells work together to promote growth or fight illness. Learn about experimental disciplines that use chemical knowledge to solve biological problems. Forge relationships with faculty mentors who want to see you succeed, 和 take advantage of opportunities to work in their labs.

You’ll have the chance to conduct graduate-level research as an undergraduate, present your findings at conferences 和 submit your work for publication. 你的圣. 爱德华的 education will prepare you for medical or dental school or for a graduate program in chemistry, 生物化学或药理学, 和 your mentors will support you every step of the way.


生物化学 majors go on to a variety of careers 和 graduate schools from St. 爱德华的. 这里有一个例子.

  • USAA的高级数据科学家
  • Hospital pharmacist, after earning a PharmD from the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
  • 化学 staff scientist at Vernier Software & Technology, after earning a PhD from the University of California at Davis
  • Medical student at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas 健康 Sciences Center at Houston
  • Postdoctoral associate at Harvard University
  • Doctoral student on full scholarship in the top-ranked Pharmaceutical Sciences program at the University of North Carolina, 教堂山分校


St .的本科生研究. 爱德华的 is more than an introduction to the scientific process. It connects students with professional mentors, encourages them to take on new challenges 和 helps some find careers they’d never imagined. 读到 助理教授 圣地亚哥托莱多 与生物化学专业的学生合作 在他的实验室.


Students majoring in 生物化学 can explore career paths 和 practical application of their studies through internships 和 interactions with the greater Austin community.



  • Volunteer through our active American Chemical Society (ACS) Student Affiliate Chapter
  • Present at national 和 regional meetings of the American Chemical Society
  • Participate in a collaborative faculty/student research experience