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The Medicinal Chemistry minor will provide you with the knowledge, training and skills needed for employment and research opportunities in drug discovery and development. 

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About this minor

A minor in Medicinal Chemistry requires 36 credit points of relevant units of study.

Graduate opportunities

Students who medicinal chemistry, you can work in:

  • universities
  • corporate laboratories
  • pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries
  • hospitals

You will possess strong analytical and laboratory expertise in determining possible curative and preventative drugs for diseases such as cancer, AIDS, hepatitis, polio and even the common cold.

Career pathways
Courses that offer this minor

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