What will I learn?

The B.S. program in Biochemistry provides a strong foundation in both molecular biology and in chemistry and is based on faculty, facilities, and research resources in the Department of Bio-molecular Sciences and the Department of Chemistry. In addition to in-class laboratory instruction, the program emphasizes independent student research conducted under the guidance of a faculty member to prepare students for careers or advanced study in molecular biology, biochemistry, or health-related fields.

Learning Outcomes

  • To know, understand and apply the major concepts, theories, and principles in four sub-disciplines of chemistry to biological problems
  • Technical competency in the use of specific scientific equipment and instrumentation.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of biochemical concepts and laboratory skills
  • Communicate effectively about science in both written and oral contexts.
  • Interpret and use scientific literature and apply this knowledge to biochemical problems

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering, Science, and Technology

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 to 130 credits)

Tuition fees
US$24,866.00 per year
USD $12,433 per term

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

Start date

19 January 2022


School of Engineering, Science, and Technology

Copernicus Hall - Room 2240700 1615 Stanley Street,



06050, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must have official copies of secondary and post-secondary educational records.

TOEFL Score: Internet: minimum score 61, Computer: minimum score 173, Paper: minimum score 500. A minimum band score of 5.5 IELTS is required for admissions consideration.

Application deadline is April 1st for the fall semester and November 1st for the spring semester.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Central Connecticut State University

CCSU develops its undergraduates into thoughtful and responsible leaders who go on to cultivate a vibrant and progressive global community.

  • Long and illustrious educational heritage, since 1849
  • Ranked 7th in Connecticut for campus safety
  • 14:1 student-to-professor ratio
  • 85 per cent of graduates remain in Connecticut area

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