The Masters of Science in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics program at CSU Channel Islands provides students with practical, advanced training in the sciences. This fascinating degree program opens opportunities to rewarding careers in one of the fastest growing, most exciting fields in science today.

Master of Science in Biotechnology and BioInformatics
  • Flexible and convenient for those who want to advance their careers.

  • Courses from scientific fields with a focus on industry relevant content.

  • Small class sizes and practical, skills-based education.

Program Highlights

Courses from scientific fields: eg. molecular and cellular biology, genomics and proteomics, immunology, and stem cell sciences

Focus on industry relevant content: project management, biotech law, regulatory affairs, quality control and clinical trials

Two Degree Options:

  • Biotechnology
  • Stem cell technology & laboratory management (SCTLM) emphasis.*

*Includes a 11.5 month CIRM (California Institute for Regenerative Medicine) internship under the mentorship of a prestigious stem cell researcher at a premier stem cell research facility. This program has 15 spots for students. CIRM provides a grant to help fund up to 10 interns per cohort with tuition, cash aid, and travel expenses for the mandatory CIRM Bridges meeting, while the remaining 5 are self-funded. 

Sample Internship Site Locations:
  • Cedars Sinai
  • City of Hope
  • Salk
  • Stanford
  • Children's Hospital at Los Angeles
  • Loma Linda University
  • UCSD
  • UCD
  • UCR
  • UCSB
  • UCSC
  • USC


Student Convenience: Courses are available evenings and weekends, based on schedule availability. All classes offered at CSUCI, Camarillo, CA campus.

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