BS in Biotechnology

Program Format
Application Deadlines
Multiple start dates throughout the year; inquire for specifics.
Credits Required for Graduation
Based on previous work and coursework. Please inquire.


Program Highlights

Improve Lives through Science

Marked by rapidly changing technologies, techniques, and applications, biotechnology is one of the region’s most exciting and fastest-growing industries. Whether your interest lies in research and development, manufacturing, testing, or quality assurance, a Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology can help get you on your way.
Built on a solid foundation in biology and chemistry, this innovative bachelor’s degree program includes studies in biology, biotechnology, genomics, and proteomics, upstream and downstream processing, and quality control and validation. Upon graduation, you will be equipped to pursue a career as a research associate in biotechnology or to launch a career in life sciences.

Who Should Apply

Northeastern’s BS in Biotechnology Program is a degree completion program for students who have received their associates degree from a community college, or career-changers who want to update their resume or change fields. The program combines interdisciplinary training in biotechnology, biology, chemistry, physics and math with experiential learning opportunities.

Our program is designed for students with a science academic background, typically in biology or biotechnology.

Why BS in Biotechnology from Northeastern University

The experiential nature of our program is our biggest advantage. Our faculty members are from the industry with real-world experience. Students get training in business and soft-skills. Northeastern’s industry engagement is key to the success of our students.

Career Outlook

Generally speaking, jobs in biotechnology companies, pharmaceutical companies, research institutions, local and state agencies, and private laboratories are expected to grow at an average to faster-than-average pace, with continued competition for basic research positions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities in the biotechnology field are expected to be best for graduates who are well trained on equipment used in laboratories or production facilities.

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