This certificate program was designed in collaboration with industry partners for individuals who already have a Bachelor's Degree in a biological science and want to improve their employability in the biotechnology industry. The intensive program is offered full-time, 8:30am to 2:30 pm, daily, in the Spring Semester. It provides practical, advanced laboratory skills and an introduction to the business of biotechnology.
Admission is competitive and participants must agree to participate fully in all activities and field trips. The curriculum is project-based and team oriented to simulate a biotechnology company environment. Each student will also complete an independent project that is presented in a poster fair to colleagues and potential employers.