M.Sc. On Campus


Azusa Pacific University

24 months
1035 USD/credit 20182 USD/year
1035 USD/credit 20182 USD/year
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Exciting innovations in biotechnology, bioinformatics, and medical devices are driving an expanding job market in the biomedical products industries, and California is home to more than 50 percent of these companies. This Biotechnology degree program is offered at Azusa Pacific University.


With a wealth of opportunities available, a master’s degree in science and technology equips you for leadership in biotechnology careers. Azusa Pacific’s Master of Science in Biotechnology prepares graduates for success in this rapidly growing field by providing training in key areas, including molecular and cellular biology, mathematical modeling, mining of biological databases, regulatory affairs, clinical trials, project management, and biomedical products manufacturing.

Azusa Pacific University’s Biotechnology degree program, an applied science master’s degree, is designed for individuals (preprofessionals and industry professionals) with bachelor's degrees in molecular or cellular biology, biochemistry, applied mathematics, statistics, engineering or computer science, and an interest in working in companies immersed in these fields.


  • Pharmaceutical research and development
  • Bioinformatics and biostatistics
  • Pharma and biopharma regulatory affairs
  • Clinical trials project management
  • Pharmaceutics manufacturing
  • Medical products quality assurance and quality control
  • Biotechnology business

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Commercialization of Technology
  • Molecular Biology and Pharmacology of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Regulatory Affairs for the Biotechnology Industry
  • Probability and Statistics for the Biotechnology Industry
  • Project Management for the Biotechnology Industry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate application for admission
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official transcripts
  • Résumé
  • Two recommendation letters, to be submitted by those with knowledge of your professional ability and potential
  • One-page personal statement describing why you wish to study biotechnology at APU as well as where you see yourself going in this career field
  • In-person interview for qualified, selected applicants

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20182 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1035 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    20182 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1035 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Pacific

800 - 1300 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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