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A graduate degree with limitless possibilities

From biotech experiments conducted in space to working for the betterment of earthly life, a Master of Science in Biotechnology can help you achieve a variety of rewarding opportunities. You could find yourself overseeing genetically modified crops as an agricultural technician, testing for quality control in a lab or utilizing million-dollar technology to research the complexities embedded in our DNA. 

Lasering in on molecular biotechnology

SFA’s biotechnology graduate program focuses on molecular-based biotechnology. Areas of research include molecular virology, agriculture, cancer research and protein biochemistry. The program prepares students with marketable skills in the fields of molecular biology and biochemistry to provide the academic foundation for further science, medical and professional studies.

Graduate program and requirements

Prospective students interested in applying to a graduate program should consult these requirements for admission.

Master of Science in Biotechnology 

The master’s degree in biotechnology consists of a two-year course of study centered around core courses, research and a thesis. 

Prerequisites include admission requirements for the Master of Science in biology, as well as the equivalent of one semester of organic chemistry, one semester of biochemistry and one semester of microbiology. 

To learn more about required coursework for the master's in biotechnology, or to view additional biology graduate programs, visit the graduate programs page.


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