The Master of Science in Biotechnology/1-Year Experiential is an intensive, experience-driven program that lets you earn your master’s quickly through rigorous classwork and several invaluable, real-world opportunities.
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To capitalize on the explosive growth and career opportunities in the biotechnology field, Northeastern offers a state-of-the-art Master of Science in Biotechnology/1-Year Experiential program.
In just one year, you can earn your master’s degree through this intensive, work-based, experience-driven program. In the classroom, you’ll learn the must-have skills to thrive in today’s biotech workplace, with industry experts serving as your faculty.
You’ll hone those skills through several experiential-learning opportunities—including two signature lab courses, a co-op, and a Capstone project—allowing you to build your resumé as you learn. At the end of your year, you’ll be able to advance in this exciting field, armed with a portfolio of your work so you can stand out from other candidates and begin or grow your career faster.
Earn your degree in just three semesters.
Learn in-demand skills, including technical, business, regulatory, and data analysis, making you a well-rounded professional poised for leadership roles.
Participate in several real-world experiences, including two signature lab courses, a co-op, and a Capstone project.
Join a program integrated with industry partners.
Create a comprehensive portfolio of your work, displaying your skills and experience.
Learn today’s in-demand skills as you prepare to play a pivotal role in genomics, drug discovery, cancer therapy, and more. Our academic programs have achieved international recognition, and our experience-driven opportunities allow you to put classroom concepts to work in an in-demand career. And we’re proud that 94% of students in our program have received job offers after graduation.
"The Master of Science in Biotechnology/1-Year Experiential is a truly integrative program between industry and the curriculum—preparing students for the biotech jobs of today and tomorrow."
Jared Auclair, Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Biotechnology
A graduate degree or certificate from Northeastern—a top-50 university—can accelerate your career through rigorous academic coursework and hands-on professional experience in the area of your interest. Apply now—and take your career to the next level.
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Rolling admissions: August 1 and December 1.
Industry-aligned courses for in-demand careers.
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Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace. This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.
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