Improve Lives through Science:
Whether your interest lies in research and development, manufacturing, testing, or quality assurance, a Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology can help get you on your way.
Marked by rapidly changing technologies, techniques, and applications, biotechnology is one of the region’s most exciting and fastest-growing industries.
Built on a solid foundation of biology and chemistry, this innovative bachelor's degree program includes advanced courses in genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics, biotechnology and pharmaceutical processing, and quality control and validation, biomaterials, and more. Upon graduation, you will be equipped to pursue a career as a research associate in biotechnology or biopharma, or to launch a career in life sciences.
If you're a student from Middlesex Community College, check out the Biotechnology A2M Scholars Program. Eligible students can receive scholarships of up to $10,000 per student per year as well as a dedicated A2M support team, assistance with transportation and textbook costs, and more.
Additionally, through the BS Biotechnology/MS Biotechnology PlusOne Program, you can earn a Master of Science in Biotechnology with only one additional year of study beyond your bachelor's degree.
For International Students
- Please refer to the application deadlines page for available intake terms.
What you'll study
Minimum 120 total semester hours required
Minimum 2.000 GPA required
Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.
Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.
All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.
37 semester hours required
Complete one of the following two courses and the corresponding lab:
Complete the following two courses and the corresponding labs:
Choose one of the following:
Major Required Courses
41 semester hours required
Complete 15 semester hours from the following:
BIO, BTC, HSC, PHY
Complete a minimum of 27 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.
This program requires successful completion of a minimum of credit hours that meet the degree requirements.