This program is appropriate for students interested in scientific careers in the rapidly expanding biotechnology industry. Interdisciplinary in approach, students create a curriculum from courses in various departments to suit their interest and focus.
With a curriculum of basic science and math courses and required program courses, students choose technical electives from anthropology, biology, chemistry, medicinal chemistry, biochemical pharmacology, medical technology, computer science, management, etc., according to their career goals.
An internship possibility exists for selected students during the program.
Opportunities for biotechnologists are extremely varied, and employment is available in both the public and private sectors.