School of Arts and Sciences

Medicinal and Biological Chemistry: Pharmaceutical Concentration

If you desire to pursue a career in pharmacy, Palm Beach Atlantic University can help prepare you for your future to make a difference in the lives of others. As a freshman, you can select an undergraduate major in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry. PBA is one of few universities in the country that offers this degree program with a Pharmaceutical Concentration, anchored in PBA’s natural science and pharmacy programs and designed for today’s life and pharmaceutical science industries.

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

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 Pharmaceuticals

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 Pharmaceuticals

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 are interested in a career in pharmacy, the major in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry might be for you. This major and concentration covers all prerequisites required for admittance into PBA's Gregory School of Pharmacy. You'll also be guaranteed an interview with the school through our Early Assurance program if you complete the pre-professional requirements.