Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Career Outlook

 

The St. Louis metropolitan area has long been a major center for biochemistry and biotechnology, and in the past decade, has become a focus for the establishment of life sciences research and development. A degree in biochemistry & biotechnology provides students with the training needed to take advantage of the job opportunities in biotechnology and life sciences in St. Louis or throughout the world. UMSL BCBT graduates are employed widely and attend many graduate programs.

 

 

Employers Include:

  • Biocon, India
  • Bartlett Nuclear
  • Bayer CropScience, Raleigh
  • Cel-Sci Corporation, Baltimore
  • Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms, India
  • Compliance Team, Inc.
  • Danforth Plant Sciences Center
  • Gallus Pharmaceuticals
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Kerry Ingredients
  • MOGene, LC
  • Monsanto
  • Nestle Purina
  • Novartis, Raleigh
  • Peace Corps
  • Pfizer
  • Piramal Life Science Limited, Mumbai
  • Sigma Aldrich
  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Univ. Chicago
  • Univ. Missouri Columbia
  • Washington Univ. School of Medicine

Graduate Programs Include:

  • Saint Louis University Biomedical Sciences
  • University of Missouri (at Columbia)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • University of Texas Arlington
  • Washington University
  • PhD, MS, MBA (business), MD (medicine), DPharm (pharmacy), DDS (dental), and JD (law)

"The BCBT degree program at UMSL prepared me with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in research. Taking advantage of the Undergraduate Research opportunity has played an integral part in my success in the real world."
-Kristin Moore, B.S. 2008