Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology

The Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology seeks to provide advanced, interdisciplinary didactic coursework in the life sciences. The Certificate in Biotechnology requires 15 credits of graduate level course work consisting of:

  1. 9 credits of graduate level course work in the biological sciences comprised of three classes, spread over at least two of the five following areas: Molecular Biology, Genetics, Cell Biology, Physiology and Microbiology (click here for full details).
  2. 6 credits of graduate level courses in fields related to biotechnology including bioinformatics, engineering, chemistry, agriculture, food safety, health sciences and statistics (click here for full details).

Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology is competitive. Click here for detailed admission requirements.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology, students may be admitted to the Professional Science Master's Degree in Biotechnology.