Of MSUM's 2015 Biochemistry and Biotechnology graduates available to work, 100 percent were employed. About one-third of those graduates are continuing their education in graduate or professional schools. According to the American Chemical Society, the median starting salary for inexperienced new chemistry graduates is $42,000.
Biochemistry and Biotechnology graduates enjoy a wide range of career options in the chemical sciences, including employment in industry, academia, government, nonprofit and entrepreneurship. Depending on your area of emphasis – biological chemistry or biochemistry and molecular biology – you may find careers related to basic or applied research.
Common careers for Biochemistry & Biotechnology graduates include:
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