Major in biochemistry at the University of Mary Washington and you’ll come to understand living organisms, starting at the molecular and atomic levels. Challenge yourself with such courses as organic chemistry, bioinformatics, the biology and biochemistry of proteins, physical chemistry and more, then apply your knowledge through research and internships. As you discover where your scientific passions lie, you’ll pave your path to a career in medicine, dentistry, nutrition, agriculture, environmental science, or a field you create for yourself.
Please consult the UMW Undergraduate Catalog for specific and up-to-date major requirements.
Undergraduate outcome data is collected by the UMW Career Center each year. The data is then broken down by major in order to determine how many graduates in each major are employed, attending graduate school, or pursuing a different path within 6 months of graduation.
“Knowledge Rate” describes the percent of graduates for which the institution has reasonable and verifiable information concerning the graduates’ post-graduation career activities.
“Career Outcomes Rate” describes the number of graduates who have landed in any of the employment categories (full-time, part-time, internship) in addition to service, military, and continuing education divided by the total number of students for whom an outcome is known.
Biochemistry Alumni (2018-2022)
Total Graduates: 50
Knowledge Rate: 90%
Career Outcome Rate: 87%
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Where do our alumni land?
- Prochange Behavior Systems
- Preigean Technologies
- Frederick County
- Hampton Roads ENT
- University of Virginia
- George Washington University
- University of Kentucky
- University of Mary Washington
Alumni Success Stories
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