Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemistry (Pre-Med)
Chemistry is the scientific study of matter and its properties. Since matter is anything that has mass and occupies space, this means chemists are interested in just about everything. Through investigating the substances and reactions that occur in our world, you’ll better appreciate the scientific harmony that makes life possible.
A degree in chemistry will prepare you for a variety of career options, such as forensic science, laboratory science, or a variety of health-professional careers. It will also adequately prepare you to move on to graduate school once you have obtained your degree in Chemistry. This degree includes study of the five main branches of the sciences: organic, inorganic, biological, analytical, and physical.
Explore a modern chemistry curriculum that will set you up for graduate school and career success.
Faith & learning at MVNU
As an intentionally Christian University, we integrate our faith into everything we do at MVNU. From prayer before class to exploring real-world moral and ethical dilemmas, we’ll teach you what it means to shine forth.
MVNU offers a number of fantastic travel and study afar programs designed to broaden your perspective, introduce you to new and exciting domestic and international cultures, and enhance your resume.
- Costa Rica
- Central America
- South America
- Belize (Tropical Biology)
- Croatia, Austria & Hungary
- Spain, Portugal & France
- Greater Columbus Area
- San Francisco
- New Orleans
- Washington, D.C.
Need a little help with finances? We’ve got you covered. Explore scholarships, grants, and other resources to help you pay for your education.
A chemistry degree provides a wide range of career options. Agriculture, pharmaceuticals, forensic science, biotechnology, oceanography, energy conservation, meteorology — all of these fields and more require a substantial knowledge of chemistry, which is exactly what you will get with MVNU’s Chemistry program.
Become a physician in a healthcare system or start a private practice.
Biochemical research is a vast, thriving industry for those with a molecular biology background.
Become a teacher or college professor and help train the next generation of physicians.
Serve in a clinical or environment for a pharmaceutical company and help protect patients.
MVNU grads have gone on to study at many prestigious graduate schools, including:
- Case Western Reserve University
- Purdue University
- State University of Iowa
- Kent State University
- The Ohio State University
- The University of Cincinnati
- The University of Toledo
- Indiana University
Meet the Faculty
Learn from faculty members who know how to balance theory and practical application for a relevant, empowering, Christ-centered learning experience.
Dr. Zachary Graber
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Dr. Binyang Hou
Associate Professor of Physics
Dr. Luiz Oliveira
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Most junior and senior chemistry majors work as paid laboratory assistants or recitation leaders for lower-division classes, providing younger students with the guidance and assistance they need to be successful.
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