M.Sc. On Campus

Biotechnology and MBA

California State University Channel Islands

36 months
825 USD/credit 24750 USD/year
825 USD/credit 24750 USD/year
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We offer a dual degree program in Biotechnology and MBA at the California State University Channel Islands. 


There are only four of these unique programs nationwide. The Biotechnology and MBA program from the California State University Channel Islands prepares students for leadership positions in the biotechnology industry.  

Key Features 

  • Students will be ready to make immediate contributions to scientific research, discovery, development, and management. 
  • Students have possible leadership career opportunities in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and biomedical device-based companies and organizations. 

Programme Structure

  • Area of study: Master in Biotechnology/Master in Business Administration
  • Ideal for: Working adults who want to advance their careers and need flexibility and convenience
  • Location: Camarillo Main Campus
  • Program format: In-person, weekday evenings and Saturdays

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 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

    24750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 825 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    24750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 825 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • $825 per unit MS Biotechnology/ $600 per unit MBA (Subject to change at any time. Textbooks not included.)

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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