Northeastern’s MS in Biotechnology is a Professional Master of Science (PSM) program, an innovative, non-thesis graduate degree. 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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Biotechnology Degree and Certificate Programs

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.


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Use of chemical biology, de novo protein design, and directed evolution to engineer novel proteins with desired functional properties