12 months
1241 USD/credit 37230 USD/year
1241 USD/credit 37230 USD/year
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The Biotechnology program of the Florida Institute of Technology is just one of four graduate level specializations in biology, the others being cell and molecular biology, ecology, and marine biology.


Customizable Program

The Biotechnology program of the Florida Institute of Technology is flexible with a wide range of course options and a minimum of required courses. Biotechnology curriculum covers general biological and chemical sciences, bioinstrumentation, bioinformatics, microbiology, molecular biology, and cell biology. Research is also a major part of studying at Florida Tech, including opportunities for both on- and off-campus laboratory work, and internships on a variety of projects in molecular medicine, diagnostics, agriculture, and environmental science. Students also have a heavy emphasis on enhancing communication skills through writing reports and giving oral presentations.

Biotechnology Careers

  • Agricultural food scientist
  • Animal research
  • Biofuel technician
  • Cell culture technician
  • Clinical research associate
  • Genomics technician
  • Laboratory safety officer
  • Medical and clinical laboratory scientist
  • Microbiology quality control technician
  • Molecular biology technician
  • Occupational health and safety specialist
  • Purification technician
  • Quality control inspector
  • Water quality technician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Laboratory Methods for Biotechnology
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Protein Biotechnology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Microbial Biotechnology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry or equivalent.
  • Applicants deficient in organic chemistry, genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology or microbiology are required to take undergraduate courses before starting the master’s program.
  • For this program, GRE scores, three letters of recommendation, résumé and a statement of objectives are required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1241 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    37230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1241 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1030 - 1585 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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