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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Professor Veronica Godoy-Carter talks about her research

Veronica Godoy-Carter, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about her research at Northeastern University.
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A look inside the Biopharmaceutical Analysis Training Lab

Members of the College of Science Graduate Admissions and Student Services office visited the Biopharmaceutical Analysis Training Lab (BATL) at the Burlington Innovation campus.
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Marissa Kaufman, MS in Biotechnology student, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it's like to work and study at Northeastern University.


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Jan 24th, 2018
Systems biology, construction of networks and pathways, transcription regulation, and pathogen-host interactions
Jan 31st, 2018
C-H Functionalization for the Convergent Synthesis of Bioactive Nitrogen Heterocycles