Taught by respected faculty of dedicated academics and seasoned industry professionals, the program combines rigorous interdisciplinary academics with practical hands-on lab work and real world, industrial co-op assignments through Northeastern’s signature experiential learning program.

As a result, graduates are prepared to innovate, collaborate, and lead as research, managerial, or technical professionals in a wide ranges of biotechnology specialties.

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MS in Biotechnology Frequently Asked Questions


MS Biotechnology

Northeastern’s MS in Biotechnology, a certified Professional Master of Science program, is an innovative, non-thesis graduate degree program. It combines advanced interdisciplinary training in biotechnology, biology, chemistry, and pharmaceutical sciences with the development of high-value business skills critical to success in today’s dynamic workplace.

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BS Biology or Biochemistry / MS Biotechnology

The MS in Biotechnology, a certified Professional Master of Science program, combines advanced technical courses with a significant component of business courses preparing for work in the biotechnology industrial setting. A PlusOne degree program can accelerate receipt of a graduate degree and reduce its cost, since in most cases, a PlusOne degree student can earn a graduate degree with only one additional year of study beyond the Bachelor’s.

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Graduate Biopharmaceutical Analytical Sciences Certificate

The graduate certificate in biopharmaceutical analytical sciences has been designed in response to a need in the biotechnology industry for individuals with an advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of state-of-the-art analyses of protein structures with focus on the characterization and quantification of proteins and variant derivatives.

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Apply Now   Our main educational objective for students is the attainment of a common core of knowledge in biotechnology, with particular emphasis on their ability to integrate knowledge across disciplinary boundaries. Specific concentration objectives are to provide students with didactic and practical knowledge: in protein analytical approaches and methodologies for activities and functions of biopharmaceuticals […]

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Tuition/Financial Aid

Apply Now   Northeastern’s MS in Biotechnology operates on a “pay-as-you-go” basis. For information on tuition and fees, consult Northeastern University’s Student Financial Services. Northeastern alumni and graduating seniors may be eligible for the Double Husky Scholarship Program. If eligible, students must be enrolled full time and may receive a discount on tuition. For more […]

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