MS Biotechnology / MBA Dual Degree

California State University Channel Islands offers a dual degree program which combines a Master of Science in Biotechnology and an MBA. There are only four of these unique programs nationwide. The program prepares students for leadership positions in the biotechnology industry.  Students will be ready to make immediate contributions to scientific research, discovery, development, and management. Students have possible leadership career opportunities in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and biomedical device-based companies and organizations. 

Designed for working professionals, classes are offered during evenings or weekends based on schedule availability. The degree is open to both domestic and international students. 


At a Glance

  • Area of study: Master in Biotechnology/Master in Business Administration
  • Ideal for: Working adults who want to advance their careers and need flexibility and convenience
  • Location: Camarillo Main Campus
  • Program format: In-person, weekday evenings and Saturdays
  • Number of courses: 23-28
  • Program length: 3 years approximately
  • Fees: $825 per unit MS Biotechnology/ $600 per unit MBA (Subject to change at any time. Textbooks not included.)
  • Financial Assistance: Federal Loans and other options

I was impressed that the faculty had held high positions in companies where they worked.

Raul Soto, MS Biotechnology 2012


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