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Biochemistry is the field of science resulting from the overlap of biology and chemistry. Biochemists explore the reactions, architecture, and role of biological molecules within a living system. To prepare students for careers in biochemistry, the Chemistry Department at Pittsburg State University offers a four-year Chemistry Degree with an Emphasis in Biochemistry.

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Studying biochemistry at Pittsburg State University combines the excitement of a vital area of science with the benefits of a regional university, which include hands-on undergraduate and graduate research opportunities and one-on-one interaction with highly qualified faculty.

  • Biomedical Research
  • Molecular Genetics Research
  • Pharmacology

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         2020 Student Award Recipients

2020 Student Awards

The Only American Chemical Society Approved Department Within 90 Miles of Pittsburg, KS

One of only three undergraduate programs in Polymer Chemistry in the U.S.A.

Pittsburg State's Department of Chemistry prepares students for careers in science, chemical engineering, pharmacy, or chemistry teaching through Departmental degree programs, pre-engineering, teacher education, and other University programs that require rigorous training in chemistry. It offers eight Bachelor of Science Degrees, two Master of Science Degrees and two minors.           

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