Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Biotechnology Certificate

Temple University

24 months
1567 USD/credit 9402 USD/year
1567 USD/credit 9402 USD/year
1205 USD/credit 7230 USD/year
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The Biotechnology Certificate (Graduate) program at Temple University is designed for professionals in the biotechnology space who are seeking the academic credentials to advance their careers. 


 This 12-credit certificate program at Temple University can be completed in one or two semesters. The condensed time frame serves students who want increased knowledge and career mobility, but do not have the capacity to commit to a longer degree program.

About this Program

The Biotechnology Certificate (Graduate) program is designed to expand your technical knowledge, help you gain familiarity with up-to-date biotechnology compliance and regulation, and develop leadership and managerial abilities. Courses explore new technologies related to nucleic acid sequencing and sequence analysis, the manipulation of microbes to solve biotechnology problems, and issues surrounding advances in genetics and genomics. You’ll also examine ethical and policy issues related to rapidly evolving biotechnology product development and commercialization. 

Future Career

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Analytical Biotechnology,
  • Biotechnology Laboratory I & II,
  • Environmental Biotechnology,
  • Ethics Regulation and Policy in Biotechnology,
  • Microbial Biotechnology, and
  • Nucleic Acid Technologies.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Coursework & Research
  • Goals Statement: your statement should be 500 to 1,000 words in length. Include your specific interest in Temple's program as well as your research and future career goals and your previous academic and research achievements.
  • Résumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9402 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9402 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1205 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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