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Bioprocessing Sciences Certificate (Undergraduate)

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Cutting-edge science to feed and fuel the future.

Bioprocessing technologies are used in a variety of industries ranging from renewable fuels, food and drink products, pharma- and nutraceuticals, and environmental remediation of wastes. The certificate in Bioprocessing Sciences will combine courses from several disciplines to enhance the student’s knowledge of these technologies and provide hands-on experiences with their applications. Students majoring in disciplines related to agriculture, engineering, and other STEM areas are particularly encouraged to work towards a Certificate in Bioprocessing Sciences to enhance their preparation and employability for a career related to bioprocessing.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy solving complex problems
  • Like getting hands-on to learn how things work
  • Are comfortable with math and sciences
  • Like the idea of inventing creative new solutions to real problems

Career Opportunities

  • Processing of food, fuel or pharmaceuticals
  • Product development
  • Process and quality control
  • Plant manager
  • Food safety
  • Waste remediation