Endocrinology

Endocrinology Studies is a major program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition, manufacture, and secretion of protein compounds by cells and glands and the role of endocrine substances in bodily processes.

A major program in Endocrinology Studies will likely include courses in protein chemistry, protein secretion, membrane biogenesis and transfer methods, cellular communication, gene and cell regulation, cytochemistry, fractionation, radioautography, and applications such as neuroendocrinology.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Endocrinology Studies (use the College Search feature and enter " Endocrinology Studies " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Studies? Learn more on Careers/Jobs/Internships in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences page.

What can you do with a major/degree in Endocrinology Studies?

For most Endocrinology studies majors, an advanced degree/doctorate is required where, as a physicians or surgeon, you will work in both clinical and nonclinical settings. Clinical settings include physicians' offices and hospitals; nonclinical settings include government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and insurance companies.  The path to becoming a doctor will require you to specialize in endocrinology to become a practicing endocrinologist.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Endocrinology Studies:

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

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