northeastern university seal

BS/MS (PlusOne)

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.

There are several main reasons why this option might be right for you.

    • Professionals with graduate level experience are likely to be more competitive upon entering the workforce.
    • The MS in Biotechnology is a Professional Master of Science (PSM) program is an innovative graduate program designed to allow students to pursue advanced training and excel in science while simultaneously developing highly valued business skills.
    • A PlusOne degree program can accelerate receipt of a graduate degree and reduce its cost, since in most cases, a PlusOne degree student can earn a graduate degree with only one additional year of study beyond the Bachelor’s.
    • Students choose one of eight available concentrations.

PlusOne program options:

      • BS Biochemistry/MS Biotechnology
      • BS Biology/MS Biotechnology
      • BS Cell and Molecular Biology/MS Biotechnology
      • BS Biotechnology/MS Biotechnology
      • BS Chemistry/MS Biotechnology

Deadlines to Apply

Fall: August 15
Spring: December 1

Main contact for inquiries: Cynthia Bainton
Director of Biotechnology Professional Science Masters and Training: Jared Auclair, PhD,
Administrative Operations Manager: Cynthia Bainton, MBA,

Industrial Advisory Board representatives from:
Alkermes, Inc.
Biogen Idec
Cyta Therapeutics, Inc.
EMD Serono Research Institute
Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Novartis Institutes of Biomedical Research, Inc.
Tracy BioConsulting, LLC