Biochemical Engineering Major

A major/degree in Biochemical Engineering will prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the study of biochemical processes in living organisms, properties of biological materials, and processes using biochemical agents such as cells, enzymes, and antibodies.

Includes instruction in biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, bioprocesses, and chemical engineering.

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

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What can you do with a major/degree in Biochemical Engineering?

With a major/degree in Biochemical Engineering, you will likely find yourself in a career role where you are responsible for the development of new chemical products that can be used by a multitude of companies and individuals.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Biochemical Engineering

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.

Publications/Magazines in Biochemical Engineering