MS Biotechnology

California State University Channel Islands Master of Science in Biotechnology & Bioinformatics provides students practical, advanced training in the sciences. The program includes courses from scientific fields such as molecular and cellular biology, genomics and proteomics, immunology, and stem cell sciences along with industry relevant content: project management, biotech law, regulatory affairs, quality control and clinical trials.

Designed for working professionals, classes are offered during evenings or weekends based on schedule availability.

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:  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: $825 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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