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

Field Work

Natural Sciences

Academic Festival

Glenn Park


Lab Work

Sophie Yanak


I want to be a medical examiner. Knowing that I needed to go to medical school for this, some staff members encouraged me to look into a major in either biology or biochemistry so that I was eligible for Daemen’s articulation agreement with NOVA Southeastern University in Florida. READ MORE

Information Sheets
Biology Pre-Med Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Vet General
Natural Science

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