Biotechnology and pharmaceutical science is the nucleus of a rapidly growing multi-billion dollar industry in the US and throughout the world. Scientists and engineers must navigate the dynamics of a heavily regulated but highly innovative industry. Graduate programs in biotechnology, offered by Northeastern University, provide students the opportunity to develop the knowledge base and laboratory skills needed to be successful in this expanding and evolving industry.

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MS in Biotechnology

Northeastern’s MS in Biotechnology is an innovative, non-thesis graduate degree program.

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Graduate Certificates

Students enrolled in the technical graduate certificates will improve their competency and learn new practical skills enabling them to increase productivity and further contribute to their professions.

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BS/MS PlusOne Program

The PlusOne Program at Northeastern University allows students to accelerate their study by applying graduate credits taken as an undergraduate toward both an undergraduate and a graduate degree.


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