The Department of Biochemistry offers programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy. Both require the completion of a research program and the preparation of a thesis.
Students graduating with either degree should have a broad background in biochemistry, as well as a detailed knowledge of one or more areas of specialization within the field. We aim to develop critical and creative scholars who can effectively communicate with their scientific peers and with the broader community, and who can teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Department of Biochemistry seeks to develop scientists with a sound ethical sense who are willing to serve the wider scientific community.
Students develop these qualities and attitudes through: