The Biochemistry degree at Daemen College emphasizes an integration of chemistry and biology, opening the door for a concentration in a pre-medical specialization, forensic science, or cellular and molecular biology.

Program Highlights

  • Small class sizes (10:1 student/teacher ratio) provide personal attention to each student from faculty members dedicated to teaching excellence
  • State-of-the-art teaching laboratories
  • A research project with a faculty member is required
  • Many graduates apply for admittance to medical, dental, veterinary, osteopathic or other graduate programs
  • Field study in Florida, Costa Rica and other areas while researching local habitats
  • Internships at area hospitals, doctors’ and dentists’ offices, veterinary clinics, animal shelters, and environmental firms
  • Opportunities to participate in innovative research projects on campus with faculty
  • Strong track record of our graduates admitted into medical, dental and veterinary schools and other graduate programs across the country
  • Articulation agreement with NOVA Southeastern University offers opportunities for Daemen Pre-med students

Career and Graduate School

Additional Information

Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society

Full and Associate Memberships to the Theta Upsilon Chapter of this National Honor Society is available to students who meet grade point requirements and successful completion of biology courses. Learn More

Specialization Information Sheets
Pre-Med Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Professional Studies Pre-Vet General Natural Science


For more information, contact Douglas Kalinowski, Chair of the Natural Sciences Department at or call 716-839-8546.