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Biotechnology Certificate (Graduate)

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Biotech harnesses the power of living systems in plants, animals and microbes to develop new processes and products to improve lives.

Biotechnology is one of the most in-demand career fields. The graduate certificate in biotechnology is a 12-credit certificate that provides a solid foundation in the application of biological, biochemical and genetical processes in the development of agricultural, environmental, clinical and industrial high-value products, including the commercial exploitation of microorganisms, plants and animals for biotechnological applications. Gain a competitive advantage and the necessary background to be successful in a career in the biotech industry. Complete the graduate certificate as a stand-alone credential or stacked into the professional science (M.S.). It is a great option for working professionals wishing to enhance their skills in a critical area.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Have an undergraduate degree in biology, microbiology, biotechnology or a related field.
  • Enjoy laboratory work and creative thinking.
  • Appreciate science and its application.
  • Want to develop solutions for scientific and real-life challenges.
  • Want to be employed in biotechnology industry.

Career Opportunities

  • Biotechnology fields including agricultural, pharmaceutical and bioprocessing industries.
  • Quality control and regulatory affairs in biotechnology industry.
  • Federal and state biotechnology and industry sectors.