Careers

Several people work in a busy labAs a Chemistry or Biochemistry major, you leave campus especially well prepared for a variety of laboratory positions, or for a position in the rapidly growing biotechnology field. If you opt to modify your program in Chemistry to include the secondary education preparation we offer, then you graduate holding State of Maine teacher certification in the area of physical sciences (grades 7-12).

Depending upon which electives you take, you also have the option of using a degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry as a stepping stone to a variety of different graduate and professional programs in chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the many other disciplines that rely on chemistry as a fundamental science.

If you have completed our two-year Pre-Pharmacy Track, you may pursue entry into a four-year Doctor of Pharmacy program like the one offered by the UNE College of Pharmacy.   

As a graduate of our Laboratory Science program, you are prepared for a career involving basic laboratory work in a great variety of fields in the chemical and life sciences. You are also qualified to compete for clinical placements leading to training in medical technology.