School of Arts and Sciences

Medicinal and Biological Chemistry

If you are considering a career in pharmacy, Palm Beach Atlantic University can help prepare you for your future.

If you are considering a career in pharmacy, Palm Beach Atlantic University can help prepare you for your future. As a student entering college for the first time, you can select an undergraduate major in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry. This major is designed for today’s life and pharmaceutical science challenges and is anchored in PBA’s outstanding natural science and pharmacy programs. In fact, PBA is one of the few universities in the United States to offer a Bachelor of Science in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry. 

Why PBA?

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

  • Enjoy a 12:1 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 Medicinal and 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 Medicinal and 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 are interested in pursuing pharmacy, this major may be for you. If you major in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry, we guarantee an interview with PBA's Gregory School of Pharmacy through our Early Assurance program.