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Recent Graduate Placement


Looking for a job after graduation? Graduates of the UMD Chemistry and Biochemistry program are employed in numerous careers, with companies including:

  • Cargill Acidulants (Iowa)
  • Center Point Energy (Minnesota)
  • Buckman Laboratories (Tennessee)
  • ERA Laboratories (Minnesota)
  • Fairview Pharmacy (Minnesota)
  • English Instructor (Germany)
  • Mayo Clinic (Minnesota)
  • Medtox (Minnesota)
  • Nalco Chemical Co. (Wisconsin)
  • Osceola High School (Wisconsin)
  • Sanofi-Aventis (Minnesota)
  • Sigma Aldrich (Wisconsin)
  • 3M (Minnesota)
  • Roche Pharmaceutical (Wisconsin)

Graduate School

Do you plan to pursue a masters or doctoral degree? Many UMD Chemistry and Biochemistry graduates continue on to graduate school. Some of our recent graduates are continuing their education in the following graduate programs:

  • Baylor College of Medicine (Biosciences)
  • University of Illinois (Community Health Sciences)
  • Pennsylvania State University (Plant Biology)
  • Medical College of Wisconsin (Neuroscience Doctoral Program)
  • University of British Columbia (Chemistry/Bioinorganic Research)
  • University of Colorado (Biochemistry)
  • Cornell University (Chemistry and Biological Chemistry)
  • University of Minnesota Duluth (Chemistry, Teaching Physical Sciences)
  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological Chemistry, Education-Chemistry Emphasis, Food Science-Food Chemistry, Plant Biological Sciences)
  • Oregon Health Sciences Center (Microbiology)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics)
  • University of Southern California (Chemistry)
  • University of Wisconsin (Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Oceanic & Atmospheric Sciences)
  • Stanford University (Chemistry)

Professional School

A degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is excellent preparation for those planning to attend a professional school. Recent graduates are continuing their education in the following professional programs:

  • College of St. Scholastica (Nursing)
  • Baltimore School of Pharmacy
  • Des Moines University (Osteopathic Medicine)
  • Hamline Law School
  • Mayo School of Health Sciences (Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
  • Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ (Pharmacy)
  • Northwestern Health Sciences University (Chiropractic)
  • University of Minnesota (Dentistry, Medicine, Pharmacy, Integrated Biosciences)
  • University of Wisconsin (Medicine, Genetic Counseling)
  • University of Minnesota (PhD Program)
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (PhD Program)
  • Dartmouth College (PhD in Material Science/Biophysics)


  • Peace Corps, Ghana