What will I learn?

Biochemistry is the branch of science that explores the chemical processes within and related to living organisms. You learn to use recombinant DNA technology and biotechnology, as well as protein and genetic engineering.

We customize your education to meet your career goals. You gain a strong foundation in physical and biological sciences and prepare you to succeed for a career in a variety of fields including healthcare, medicine and veterinary sciences. Gain experience and establish relationships in the scientific community through hypothesis-driven undergraduate research, as well as campus organizations such as The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Graduate Student Association and the Pre- Health Professionals Club.

Career paths

Biochemistry offers a range of career paths with excellence preparation for sciences or in any industry of the professional health care fields, including medicine and veterinary sciences. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields: Allied Health; Biomedical Research; Biotechnology; Food Industry; Nutrition; Forensics; Medicine; Dentistry; Pharmaceutical Industry; Environmental Research.



The OSU Department of Chemistry annually awards approximately $100,000 in scholarships to undergraduate students in the department. Last year, CAS awarded an additional $900,000 to students within the college.

Become an OK-LSAMP Scholar

OK-LSAMP is a consortium of Oklahoma colleges and universities working together to develop programs aimed at increasing the number of students from under-represented populations who receive degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The OK-LSAMP scholarship program provides scholars with increased opportunities and connections, including undergraduate research experiences, graduate school preparation, international experiences, and internships/externships with companies in the STEM fields.

Study abroad

The College of Arts and Sciences offers students a chance to travel the world and experience new cultures through study abroad opportunities, all while earning college credit. These can include short term faculty-led courses that travel over spring break or a few weeks in the summer, as well as semester or year-long programs coordinated through the OSU Study Abroad office. The college offers scholarships to Arts and Sciences majors, such as the CAS Study Abroad Scholarship or the Bailey Family Memorial Trust award.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 hours)

Tuition fees
US$28,220.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 August 2020


College of Arts and Sciences

213 Life Sciences East,



74078, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed a high School GPA 3.0+ (based on a 4.0 scale).

For international students

International students qualify for assured admission if they meet the following criteria: English-language proficiency exams: iBT TOEFL Score: 61+ or IELTS Academic Score 5.5+ and; High School GPA 3.0+ (based on a 4.0 scale).

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About this uni

Everyone who works and lives at OSU is committed to creating an exceptional educational, residential and social experience for all who study there.

  • Home to students from more than 100 countries
  • The university has a global alumni network
  • Over USD 320 million is given every year to scholarships
  • Stillwater is a safe, friendly and affordable place to live