School of Arts and Sciences

Medicinal and Biological Chemistry: Biological Concentration

If you have an aptitude for science and math, communication skills and enjoy being part of the team, Medicinal and Biological Chemistry could be the right fit for you. Palm Beach Atlantic University is one of few universities in the country that offers a Medicinal and Biological Chemistry degree with a Biological Concentration. This major, anchored in PBA's outstanding natural science program, is designed for today’s life science challenges and for students pursuing a career in pharmacy.

Why PBA?

As a medicinal and biological chemistry major at PBA, you’ll:

  • Enjoy a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of just 18.
  • Learn from dedicated Christians who are also experts in their field.
  • Develop multifaceted skills and techniques through independent research and course assignments.
  • Benefit from one-on-one faculty advising
  • Have the opportunity to participate in the Great American Bug Race.

Your Courses & Classes

Your Faculty

At PBA, Florida’s top Christian college, you’ll learn from exceptional professors who are experienced in medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutical science and biochemistry. They believe in an open-door policy so that they are available to you when you need them.

Your Opportunities in Biological Chemistry

You’ll benefit from learning in South Florida, which has an increasing concentration of companies involved in medical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and biochemistry areas, including:

  • Scripps Research Institute
  • Max Planck Research Institute
  • Torrey Pines Research Institute

As a student at PBA, you’ll experience an exciting and state-of-the-art curriculum in:

  • Biochemistry
  • Cell biology
  • Immunology
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Molecular modeling
  • Organic chemistry

Your Future in Biological Chemistry

With your medicinal and biological chemistry degree, you’ll be prepared for graduate studies or careers in areas such as:

  • Medicine
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmacy - If you desire to pursue a career pharmacy, this major may be for you. In fact, if you major in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry with a Biological Concentration, you'll be guaranteed an interview with PBA's Gregory School of Pharmacy through our Early Assurance program.