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Biotechnology Certificate

You will learn innovative biotechnical approaches in our exciting biotechnology certificate program. Explore concepts such as:

  • production of recombinant molecules, made possible through sponsorship by Origene
  • isolation, quantification and electrophoresis of DNA, RNA, and protein
  • experiments in proteomics
  • design and optimization of PCR and R T-PCR applications
  • cell and tissue culture and transfection
  • bioinformatic database analyses of genomes, proteomics, and evolutionary relationships

After completing the program, you will have the in-demand research and laboratory skills for graduate school or a career in biotechnology. Our program helps you achieve this by providing:

  • courses with small class sizes
  • internships within biotechnological industries
  • instruction in professional development and research design/presentation
  • numerous multi-disciplinary, hands-on experiences using our state-of-the-art laboratories, equipment, and software

Upon completion of the program, you will receive a certificate verifying the successful mastery of the program requirements.

The Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code for the Biotechnology program is 26.1201.    Information regarding estimated costs is available at:  http://osfaiweb.iweb.bsu.edu/cert/biotechnology.   

Department of Biology
Ball State University
Cooper Life Science Building, CL 121
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-8820
Fax: 765-285-8804