Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and Business Administration

This program offers in-depth combined training that is pertinent to development and administration in emergent biotechnology enterprises. Molecular biology and biochemistry form the scientific and technological underpinnings of today’s burgeoning biotechnology field while business teaches fundamentals of economics, management, marketing, investment and business law.


This Joint Major program is offered by the Beedie School of Business and the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.

Degree: Bachelor of Science

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Detailed admission requirements

For students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12, please see the program specific requirements listed for 2020. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU, for your first choice:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Science
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: Molecular Biology&Biochemistry or (available only in Fall) Mol Biology & Biochem - Surrey
  • Note that you cannot choose the Beedie School of Business as your second choice. Please consult with a program advisor in Business before applying if your primary interest is in Business.

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Biomechanician
  • Computational Biologist
  • Database Programmer
  • Gene Analyst
  • Protein Analyst
  • Researcher
  • Scientific Curator

Career Services can help you explore your options and create possibilities.