Biochemistry uses the combined knowledge of biology, chemistry and genetics to investigate the complexity of the life processes of animals and plants. You’ll be prepared for several postgraduate activities, including graduate study in the life sciences and professional careers in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and agriculture.

All the Places You Can Go…
Science can lead to almost anywhere. Biochemistry and biology majors can take what they learn in the classroom and apply it to teaching and/or researching in their fields; working in healthcare or science-related industries, or perhaps get paid as a science technical writer. There are multiple possibilities. Here are a few career choices that someone with a biochemistry degree might choose:

Research technician
College professor, researching in own lab
Private or government sectors

Market Research
Product Development and Testing
Scientific Consultation
Patent, Environment, or Medical Law
Biological Entrepreneurship 
Medical doctor
Physical therapy
Dental healthcare
Pharmaceutical research trials
Medical investigator for the Centers for
Disease Control 
Research at the National Institutes of Health

Science writing
Help explain the science in layman’s terms to
readers and television viewers:
Broadcast journalism
Medical journals
Online magazines
Medical online sites 

Dakota Wesleyan University was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Dakota Wesleyan University is proudly affiliated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Members of any and all faiths are welcome and encouraged to experience an education based on learning, leadership, faith and service.
Dakota Wesleyan University has been honored as a College of Distinction through demonstration of excellence in these areas: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.
Dakota Wesleyan University
1200 W. University Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301
© 2015 Dakota Wesleyan University

South Dakota Website Design and Development