Minor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Explore your interest in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
The minor in biochemistry and molecular biology at UMass Amherst focuses on the chemical and physical principles that underpin everything about life as we know it. You’ll build your knowledge in cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics.
If you are majoring in any area of the physical or chemical sciences, the minor in biochemistry and molecular biology is an ideal supplement to the rest of your undergraduate experience. You’ll also gain insight into possible careers in the growing pharmaceutical and biotech industries.