Careers with a BA

Through our rigorous academic program and immersive learning experiences, Biochemistry majors graduate with skills to pursue careers in a wide range of fields.

To get a sense of where you can go with a Biochemistry degree from Mount Holyoke College, take a look at the Career Development Center’s “What can I do with an MHC major in Biochemistry?” for information on companies and roles that previous students have held. Another great resource is WhatCanIDoWithThisMajor.com.

The Occupational Outlook for Biochemists and Biophysicists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics can provide additional insights into the job forecast and work environment of those in this field.

Finally, take a look at Buzzfile for in-depth career research into organizations hiring Biochemistry majors.

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Abena Opoku ’10: The biochemistry program prepared me to be resilient and press through the challenges I face in the corporate world.
Hayat R Ahmed ’13: After graduation, I sought to understand the elusive nature of HIV and engage in current strategies to search for a cure.
Dawn Zhang ’09: I built the skills in my scientific training to help my team synthesize information and advise senior management on strategic priorities.