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Student pursuing a Biochemistry degree at Curry College conducts an experiment in the labExperience life through a scientific lens and earn your Biochemistry degree at Curry College to launch a career in scientific research, prepare for graduate or medical school, or pursue one of dozens of career paths exploring our natural world.

Courses you’ll love

Advanced Physiology
Analytical Chemistry
Cell Biology
Organic Chemistry – work as a lab assistant

And elective courses, like:

Cancer Biology

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The Path to Your Dream Career

The B.S. in Biochemistry degree program at Curry College prepares students for careers in:

  • Chemical and Biological Sciences
  • Biochemical and Biomedical Research
  • Medical Sciences

Just a few of the many career options include:

  • Research
  • Graduate and Medical School
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician’s Assistant
  • Dentist
  • Environmental Biologist

Our Alumni in the Field

Recent internship locations students have applied to include UMass Medical School, UMass Boston, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Broad Institute, and more. Our alumni are leading the way at:

  • Baystate Health
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Maine Medical Center
  • UConn Graduate School - Cell/Molecular Ph.D. Program
  • UMass Medical School
  • And more!
Students and faculty in a classroom in the Curry College Learning Commons

The Learning Commons

The Learning Commons and Science and Research Center was designed to support the success of every student at Curry. It provides a space and tools that facilitate the College’s approach to teaching and learning, mentoring and empowering students to help them achieve their ambitions. This powerful new feature of the Curry campus is an embodiment of the College’s mission and strategic vision for the future.

Kelsey LaRose

Meet Kelsey LaRose '22

Growing up, Kelsey LaRose ’22 always enjoyed science. But it was at Curry where she discovered a love for math and chemistry, subjects that she often struggled with in high school. At Curry, she became a calculus tutor and conducted new research in the state-of-the-art Science and Research Center. 

Read More About Kelsey

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Curry College students present their Undergraduate Scientific Research at the Academic Forum

Undergraduate Research

Students participating in Science-related majors at Curry conduct research in collaboration with members of the Science faculty. Students present their research at department capstone events as well as the College’s Academic Forum.

A student in the Pre-Health Professions program studies in a science pod

Pre-Health Professions

If you are considering pursuing a career as a physician, dentist, veterinarian, physician assistant, or other medical careers requiring an advanced degree, you should consider Curry's Pre-Health Profession Studies Program.

Students in the Exploratory Health Professions program perform an experiment

Exploratory Health Professions

The Exploratory Health Professions Program is designed to help students interested in health services fields identify and pursue a major that will lead to internships and employment in the health care industry.

A Curry College student receives her Biology Honor Society certificate

Biology Honor Society

Tri-Beta is a society for students dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending the boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.

Curry College Pre-Health E.L.I.T.E. students at an involvement fair

Pre-Health E.L.I.T.E.

Pre-Health E.L.I.T.E. (Enhanced Learning Implemented Through Experience) looks to strengthen the students who are interested in pursuing a career in the medical profession or exploring the field further.

A Curry College Study Abroad student pets an elephant in Thailand

Study Abroad

Along with institutional partnerships, you can create your own Study Abroad opportunity, or go global with our own faculty members as part of our Short-term, Faculty-led Courses.

Curry College students laughing in science lab

First-Year Experience

Making the transition to college can be a little confusing and lot of fun. Your First-Year Experience at Curry College helps smooth out the bumps and puts you on the path to success.

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Gen Ed

At the heart of Curry College's undergraduate curriculum is our General Education (Gen Ed) Program. Gen Ed is based on our belief in the power and potential of the liberal arts.

Life-Changing Opportunities Await

Start with a foundation in the liberal arts. Add attentive faculty and countless opportunities to learn by doing. That’s what you’ll get with a bachelor’s degree from Curry. Learn what’s waiting for you today.