MS Biotechnology

The Master of Science Biotechnology & Bioinformatics provides students with broad training in the scientific principles and knowledge that underlay advances in biotechnology. Graduates will be positioned for well-paying jobs in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and bio-medical device-based companies and organizations.

Key components include:

  • Training in laboratory techniques used in research and development
  • Understanding of legal and intellectual property issues
  • Development of skills and attributes important in biotechnology entrepreneurship
  • Multi-disciplinary learning approach that encourages collaboration and effective idea expression

At a Glance

  • Area of study: Master in Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
  • Ideal for: Working adults who want to advance their careers and need flexibility and convenience
  • Location: Thousand Oaks Campus; lab classes Camarillo Campus
  • Program format: In-person, weekday evenings and Saturdays
  • Number of courses: 11-13
  • Term length: 16-week fall and spring semesters, 11-week summer term
  • Program length: 16 - 32 months (depending on course load and emphasis)
  • Fees: $795 per unit (Subject to change at any time. Textbooks not included.)
  • Financial Assistance: Federal Loans and other options

Through friends in the U.S., I heard that California was the place for science, and with companies like Baxalta and Amgen, Southern California was a hub for biology. CI’s MS in Biotechnology & Bioinformatics made it a perfect choice.

Suharika Thotakura, Student – MS Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
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National Professional Science Master's Association