M.Sc. On Campus

Biotechnology - Experiential

Northeastern University

12 months
42000 USD/year
42000 USD/year
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The 1-Year Master of Science in Biotechnology - Experiential at Northeastern University is an intensive, experience-driven program that lets you earn your master’s quickly through rigorous classwork and several invaluable, real-world opportunities.


To capitalize on the explosive growth and career opportunities in the biotechnology field, Northeastern University offers a state-of-the-art 1-Year Master of Science in Biotechnology - Experiential program.

In just one year, you can earn your master’s degree through this intensive, work-based, experience-driven program. In the classroom, you’ll learn the must-have skills to thrive in today’s biotech workplace, with industry experts serving as your faculty.

You’ll hone those skills through several experiential-learning opportunities—including two signature lab courses, a co-op, and a Capstone project—allowing you to build your resumé as you learn. At the end of your year, you’ll be able to advance in this exciting field, armed with a portfolio of your work so you can stand out from other candidates and begin or grow your career faster.

Career Outlook

Learn today’s in-demand skills as you prepare to play a pivotal role in genomics, drug discovery, cancer therapy, and more. Our academic programs have achieved international recognition, and our experience-driven opportunities allow you to put classroom concepts to work in an in-demand career. And we’re proud that 94% of students in our program have received job offers after graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Biotechnology
  • Cell Culture Processes for Biopharmaceutical Production
  • The Biotechnology Enterprise
  • Scientific Information Management for Biotechnology Managers
  • Biotechnology Applications Laboratory
  • Protein Chemistry
  • Molecular Cell Biology for Biotechnology
  • Experimental Design and Biostatistics
  • Concepts in Regulatory Science 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Application fee
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Personal statement
  • Resumé
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition Fee

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    42000 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    42000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42000 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
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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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