Skip to main content
Chemistry equipment commonly used by students of this major

What is medicinal and biophysical chemistry?

Medicinal and Biophysical Chemistry provides you with topics ranging from investigations of water surrounding pharmaceutical agents and chemical components in biological systems, to new methodologies for drug syntheses. This program is designed as a formal and direct pathway to medical school and other health professions programs.

Why medicinal and biophysical chemistry at OSU?

At OSU, we maintain an excellent faculty-to-student ratio which means personalized attention in the advanced courses. This also allows access to state-of-the-art instrumentation and the ability to perform cutting edge undergraduate research. This will in turn provide you with practical, hands-on experience for future employers or applications to medical school.

Career paths

Students interested in Medicinal and Biophysical Chemistry have found success in the following areas:

  • Medical School
  • Graduate School
  • Research Fellow
  • Pharmacist
  • Neurologist
  • Sales and Business Development

Highlights

Guide to Success

OSU’s “Finish In Four” plans are designed to assist you in an eight semester plan guiding you to graduate within four years.

students talking on OSU's campus

OSU Student ready for a career.

Financial Aid

The Department of Chemistry offers departmental level scholarships for eligible students. The OK-LSAMP scholarship program on campus provides scholars with increased opportunities and connections, including undergraduate research experiences, graduate school preparation, international experiences, and internships/externships with companies in the STEM fields.

Explore related programs

Health & Medicine majors

Pre-Law, Pre-Med & Pre-Vet majors

SVG directory not found.