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.
Maryland grants the most Masters degrees in Molecular Biology of all US states with 45 degrees being granted last year. Students wanting to major in Molecular Biology can expect around 32% percent of their fellow classmates to be men and 68% 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.
If you’re interested in studying Molecular Biology, then you should think about applying to Princeton University! This school grants around 24 degrees at the Masters degree level in Molecular Biology every year.
Some top careers related to Molecular Biology, include Natural Sciences Managers and Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary, 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.