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 here.

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

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