Top Molecular Biology Bachelors degree Programs - 2023

A program that focuses on the scientific study of the structure and function of biological macromolecules and the role of molecular constituents and mechanisms in supramolecular assemblies and cells. Includes instruction in such topics as molecular signaling and transduction, regulation of cell growth, enzyme substrates and mechanisms of enzyme action, DNA-protein interaction, and applications to fields such as biotechnology, genetics, cell biology, and physiology.

Michigan grants the most Bachelors degrees in Molecular Biology of all US states with 210 degrees being granted last year. Students wanting to major in Molecular Biology can expect around 40% percent of their fellow classmates to be men and 60% percent to be women. The majority students graduating in this field earn a Bachelors degree. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology is $45,500.

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Top Colleges for Molecular Biology

If you’re interested in studying Molecular Biology, then you should think about applying to Princeton University! This school grants around 46 degrees at the Bachelors degree level in Molecular Biology every year.

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Careers for Molecular Biology Majors

Some top careers related to Molecular Biology, include Biological Scientists, All Other and Natural Sciences Managers, both of which have many employment opportunities. Yet there are higher paying positions, such as Natural Sciences Managers. the most in-demand position for Molecular Biology majors is Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists.

Top Paying Careers for Molecular Biology

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,900)
  2. Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists   (Median Wage: $95,310)
  3. Biological Scientists, All Other   (Median Wage: $82,530)
  4. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $81,440)
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