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coronavirus (covid-19): the latest updates about usciences return to campus: the full plan for a phased return of employees and students:

biochemistry, ms, phd

biochemistry makes connections. you’ll make connections of your own at usciences. expert instructors bring biology and chemistry disciplines together our graduate-level courses. research and internship opportunities link those lessons to the real world. with an advanced degree, your knowledge and network help you make the ultimate connection—to a rewarding career in biochemistry. courses cost $1,676 per credit.

what sets us apart?

  1. we’re accredited nationally by the american society for biochemistry and molecular biology.
  2. use sophisticated laboratory equipment and advanced technology, including a 400-mhz nmr spectrometer, high-pressure liquid chromatographs, fluorescence spectrophotometers, and powerful beowulf supercomputers in our west center for computational chemistry and drug design.
  3. we incorporate computer technology throughout the curriculum, starting with your first course in chemistry. nearly all lectures and labs integrate computer applications.
  4. engage in independent research under the guidance of expert faculty.
  5. our faculty specialize in structural biochemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, enzymology, molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, bioinformatics, and biochemical genetics.
  6. gain industrial experience via on-campus and off-campus internships.


program director’s message

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john w. tomsho, phd
program director

office location:

griffith hall, room 310a


university of the sciences
600 south 43rd street
philadelphia, pa 19104-4495