Why MB3?

From how we fight diseases to the development of new crops and crime-solving methods, the disciplines of molecular biology, biochemistry and bioinformatics have revolutionized science.

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Towson University provides a flexible MB3 curriculum that includes the latest in the theoretical and practical aspects of these dynamic and cutting-edge fields. You’ll take lecture-based and state-of-the-art laboratory courses. You’ll also work one-on-one with a faculty mentor as you conduct a research project in an academic, business, govern­ment or hospital environment.

Studying MB3 at Towson University will prepare you for graduate studies or direct entry into the workforce in areas including biochemistry, bioinformatics, biophysics, biotechnology, cell biology, genetics, immunology, virology, microbiology or molecular biology. Additionally, the program is an excellent foundation for medical, dental or pharmacy school.

The breadth of training offered in Towson’s MB3 program will give you a versatility that’s highly desirable to employers and graduate/professional schools.

Learn more about careers in molecular biology, biochemistry and bioinformatics at the Career Center.

Why Towson?

Academic Advantages

  • research opportunities and small classes taught by faculty who are practicing scientists and dedicated mentors
  • state-of-the-art facilities and equipment
  • accredited by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
  • active student club and seminar series in which students present their research
  • advantageous mid-Atlantic location with a high concentration of opportunities in medical, clinical and biotechnology facilities