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Offered: On Campus Apply

The Master of Science in Biotechnology is geared for those seeking a career in the biotechnology industry. Students in the program take core classes in both biotechnology science-related and bio-entreprenuership curricula. This program combines molecular biology rigor with soft skills to provide the essential background for interfacing research with successful workplace interactions in the biotechnology industry.

Our mission is to provide motivated students with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully enter or advance their careers in the biotechnology industry.

Master of Science in Biotechnology

The Master of Science in Biotechnology is a 39 unit focused on biotech science-related and bio-entrepreneurship curricula.

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4+1 Accelerated Bachelor of Science/Master of Science

The 4+1 Bachelor of Science/Master of Science program is a combined Biotechnology BS major/Biotechnology MS degree completed in 5 years and is available to currently enrolled Vanguard University undergraduate students.

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Quick Facts

Total Units: 23-39

Cost Per Unit: $795*

Length of Program:
1-2 years

Start Terms:

*Tuition is based on the 2022/2023 academic year and is subject to change.

Meet Our Faculty & Staff

Maribel Arias, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biology

Kevin Banco Hernandez

Adjunct Faculty of Biology

Itzel Calleja-Macias, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biology, Director of the Jesse Miranda Center

Amy Chavez

Adjunct Faculty of Biology

SiauMin Fung

Associate Professor

Michael Hanna, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Mitch Hopkins, DC

Assistant Professor of Anatomy

Cecil Miller, PhD

Professor of Physiology and Cell Biology

Roxanna Ochoa Hernandez, PhD

Associate Professor of Biology

Hady Josseline Ruiz

Adjunct Faculty of Biology

Susan Smith

Administrative Assitant and Budget Specialist

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