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 five available concentrations.
  • BS Biochemistry/MS Biotechnology
  • BS Biology/MS Biotechnology
  • BS Cell and Molecular Biology/MS Biotechnology
  • BS Biotechnology/MS Biotechnology
  • BS Chemistry/MS Biotechnology
  • Staff
    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.
    Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Co.
    Tracy BioConsulting, LLC