Gain highly valued, technology-centric research skills from the university that founded the first chemical biology program in the nation. 

The Master of Science in Chemical Biology program at Stevens gives you unparalleled training for a range of exciting careers in research, medicine, and industry with a focus on molecular, cellular, and computational methodologies. In this dynamic program, you will learn how to apply chemistry to the understanding and utilization of biological phenomena. The department’s historical presence in the field will serves you well, both in school and beyond graduation. Along with advanced coursework, you'll pursue original research in state-of-the-art laboratories under the mentorship of leading faculty experts.

Technology-Centric Professional Skills

As an integral part of pursuing the master’s degree, we encourage you to choose a graduate certificate in an area of technological focus of your choice. The graduate certificates are designed to impart  specific professional skills that are highly desired by industry and that match your career interests. Taught by faculty with more than 100 years combined experience in the industry, you will learn these skill sets as they are currently practiced in the industrial settings.

Available concentrations that result in a graduate certificate:

This program’s medical science electives like physiology, pathophysiology, and cancer biology also help strengthen medical and dentals school, and Ph.D. program applications. 

The Stevens Advantage

Stevens is located just 15 minutes from downtown Manhattan in Hoboken, New Jersey. The state is widely recognized as “the medicine chest of the world” in the healthcare industry, housing over 300 biotechnology and life science companies – including 17 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies. Because of this geographical tie, Stevens’ Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology has a strong historical relationship with many of these companies, giving you critical networking opportunities.

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Chemical Biology Research at Stevens

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Stevens is a Premier Research Institution

At Stevens, you have the opportunity to work directly with our renowned faculty members researching groundbreaking topics such as the design and synthesis of medicinally important compounds; utilize molecular, cellular and computational methods to solve important biomedical problems. Methods such as CRISPR-Cas gene editing, microfluidics application to cellular systems, research on stem cells in Cancer research are available for students.
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Research Laboratories in Chemistry & Chemical Biology

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB) at Stevens is known for its legacy of fostering and nurturing groundbreaking, world-class innovation at the interface between chemical and biological sciences. The department hosts laboratories with focus in molecular, cellular, and computational research.