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About

Worcester Polytechnic Institute's online MS degree in Biotechnology is a skills-focused, non-thesis degree program that offers a broad base in the technical knowledge and lab training needed for professional careers in the biotech industry.

Overview

This Biotechnology  blended program combines online coursework with onsite lab sessions at Worcester Polytechnic Institutes Worcester, MA, campus. Lab requirements vary by course and are scheduled to accommodate working professionals earning their degree part-time. 

Program Learning Outcomes

By the end of this program, students will be able to:

  • Integrate broad knowledge of fundamental and applied science of molecular biology and biochemistry in their role as a professional scientist or engineer
  • Demonstrate expertise in modern laboratory, bio-production techniques, and best practices applicable to the biotechnology industry
  • Leverage the collaborative and interdisciplinary nature of the biotech industry
  • Effectively engage in cross-functional decisions with management, development, operations, and regulatory affairs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genetic Engineering and Synthetic Biology
  • Practical Process Control
  • Molecular Biology of the Cell
  • Scale-Up of Bioprocessing
  • Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientists 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28980 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28980 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    28980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28980 USD per year during 24 months.

Funding

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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