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Biochem/chem students

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

We educate successful scientists and healthcare professionals. Our students benefit from small classes, two state-of-the-art teaching laboratories, award-winning faculty, extensive instrumentation and opportunities for undergraduate research. 

Our department is approved by the American Chemical Society's Committee for Professional Training.  ACS-CPT approval assures a "broad-based and rigorous chemistry education that gives students intellectual, experimental and communication skills to become effective scientific professionals." 


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Learn from expert faculty within all three of our degrees: applied chemistry, chemistry teaching or professional chemistry. You’ll develop a holistic study of chemistry and then dive into your niche, with hands-on research experiences accompanying both. Our faith-based program will equip you to succeed in any aspect of the professional world of chemistry.

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Our experienced faculty will cultivate you in any facet of biochemistry that interests you: medical, industrial, governmental, educational and nonprofit sectors. You'll have a surplus of opportunities to serve, work, research and lead within our program.

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of our alumni have earned doctorates


of our alumni are physicians