WPI'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. This blended program combines online coursework with onsite lab sessions at WPI's Worcester, MA, campus. Lab requirements vary by course and are scheduled to accommodate working professionals.
By the end of this program, students will be able to:
This degree is also offered on campus.
Gateway Park Life Sciences & Bioengineering Center
Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC)
Please note that courses with an asterisk*, have an on-campus lab requirement. Labs will be planned with the working professional in mind.
BIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY SKILLS BASED COURSES
Electives may be chosen from other programs such as Biomedical Engineering.
Course offerings are subject to change. If you are interested in enrolling, please contact us for the most up-to-date information.
Students must successfully complete a minimum of 30 credit hours, of which 15 credit hours must be in Biology & Biotechnology. Additionally, the following requirements must be met:
A BS in the life sciences or an engineering field with a foundation in the life sciences, or in another field that demonstrates a knowledge of basic biochemistry principles.
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WPI’s versatile master’s degree program in Biology and Biotechnology will give you the rigorous knowledge, practical skills, and hands-on experience needed to launch a successful career