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Outcomes - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Check-out what our grads are up to

Where they work

  • Armstrong World Industry
  • Baltimore City Police Department
  • Chemical Solutions
  • Church and Dwight
  • Dow Chemical
  • DuPont
  • East Penn Manufacturing
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Fischer Clinical Services
  • Haematologic Tech
  • Hanford Pharmaceutical
  • Inc.
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • LTD.
  • Lonza Laboratories
  • Merk
  • National Cancer Institute
  • National Institute of Health
  • Penn State Hershey College of Medicine
  • Pfizer
  • Quest Diagnostics
  • Sanofi-Aventis
  • TestAmerica Laboratories
  • Thomas Jefferson Hospital
  • Tyson Foods
  • VWR Scientific

What they do

  • Analytic Chemist
  • Associate Scientist
  • Dental Student
  • Forensic Scientist
  • High School Chemistry Teacher
  • High School Science Teacher
  • Laboratory technician
  • Medical School student
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physician Assistant student
  • Process Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Lead
  • Quality Control Chemist
  • Research Fellow
  • Research and Development Chemist
  • Serologist
  • Test Technician

Graduate school

  • Arcadia University
  • Duke University School of Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Lehigh University
  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine
  • Notre Dame University
  • Ohio State University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Purdue University
  • Temple University
  • The Commonwealth Medical College
  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • Tufts University
  • University of California-Irvine
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of New Haven
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Pittsburgh Dental School
  • University of Sciences College of Pharmacy
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Yale University School of Medicine
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97% of Messiah College graduates are employed full-time or in graduate or professional programs six to nine months after graduation.


“The idea is to train students to be flexible, creative thinkers who can solve problems from a variety of different perspectives.”

Dr. Anna Mapp, University of Michigan, Opportunities for 2011 and beyond, C&EN Dec. 6, 2010.

Problem-solving ability, math skills, data analysis and a strong work ethic enable chemists and biochemists to do most anything!  You may be surprised where your career will lead.