chemistry lab
Type of Degree: Major, Minor
Department:  Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

Conduct research, publish papers, prepare speeches, and give presentations while at the same time developing personal relationships with your professors who will help you reach your goals. This is how you have a graduate school experience at the undergraduate level.

Whether you want to be in the lab or the field, you can get started right away. Our program combines strong academic rigor with hands-on research opportunism in the lab.


Chem Club

Heidelberg’s Chemistry Club is part of the American Chemical Society Student Affiliate, chartered in 1949. The club is active on campus through different events that provide chemistry and biochemistry students with professional experience. The group sponsors social events and trips to laboratories, graduates schools, and the National American Chemical Society Conference.

Meet the Faculty

Our students say the best part of Heidelberg is working with their professors. Meet the faculty of this department. 


  • Chemical Information Specialist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Rep
  • Quality Control Administrator
  • Nurse
  • Anesthesiologist


Rick MahonRick Mahon, ‘05

After Heidelberg, Rick graduated from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010 and then started a four-year residency in anesthesiology at a regional hospital of the Cleveland Clinic. He is currently a pediatric anesthesiologist at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk, OH.

It was a long road through medical school, but I’m glad I stuck with it. There were times when I doubted myself because it’s different from undergraduate work and daunting simply because of the amount of material, but Heidelberg helped me feel prepared.


View the major requirements. For a more detailed academic schedule, or to ask questions about any of our majors, contact the Admission Office at or 419-448-2330.


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