Biotechnology is a fast-growing field in Massachusetts and around the world. This certificate program will provide you with the tools you need to step into a career in one of many areas supporting the biotechnology industry. 

In combination with your major, you’ll take at least 15 credits of coursework toward the certificate. These will include an introductory course in the area and a laboratory-based independent study or internship to provide hands-on experience. 

By the time you’ve completed the certificate, you will be able to:  

  • Understand complex biological systems and their function in biotechnology. 

  • Successfully complete projects using a variety of laboratory techniques with accuracy, precision, and safety.

  • Interpret and present scientific information accurately and precisely.