16 months
825 USD/credit 18562 USD/year
825 USD/credit 18562 USD/year
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California State University Channel Islands Master of Science in Biotechnology & Bioinformatics provides students practical, advanced training in the sciences. 


The Biotechnology program from California State University Channel Islands includes courses from scientific fields such as molecular and cellular biology, genomics and proteomics, immunology, and stem cell sciences along with industry relevant content: project management, biotech law, regulatory affairs, quality control and clinical trials.

Key Features 

  • Designed for working professionals, classes are offered during evenings or weekends based on schedule availability.
  • Number of courses: 11-13

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • DNA and Protein Sequence Analysis 
  • Techniques in Genomics/Proteomics
  • Biotechnology Law and Regulation 
  • Molecular Cell Biology 
  • Tissue Culture Techniques and Stem Cell Technology 
  • Seminar in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have earned a degree or diploma that CI considers to be the equivalent to a U.S. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Have attained a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 in all units attempted as an undergraduate or have attained a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted. Certain programs have stricter requirements regarding academic preparation. (Please refer to the specific graduate program that you are applying to for GPA requirements.)
  • An official TOEFL score report with a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test, or 80 on the Internet-based-test) or an overall IELTS band score of 6.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 825 USD per credit during 16 months.
  • National

    18562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 825 USD per credit during 16 months.

Living costs for Camarillo

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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