College of Science
Biochemistry is a foundational program for careers in forensic science and the medical field. Biochemistry majors complete competitive internships at renowned institutions such as the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. Most participate in faculty research projects that contribute to topics such as drug development and biosensors.
UTEP's Biochemistry Program is certified by the American Chemical Society
Undergraduates have many opportunities to do research, often paid
The Honors Option prepares students for academic or research careers
Yousef Abugalyon, Ph.D., made the most of his undergraduate research opportunities at UTEP. Notably, he contributed to work on biosensors for rapid pathogen detection. The Ãå±±ÂÖ¼é's BUILDing SCHOLARS program — a scholarship program for students interested in becoming health researchers — prepared him to succeed in a doctoral program and earn a position as a quality control chemist at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies.
Biochemistry graduates have taken jobs at major government agencies and law enforcement crime laboratories. Many pursue advanced professional degrees in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and pharmacy.
UTEP offers grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition.
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