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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 26.0101 and the following are the corresponding Standard Occupational Classifications (SOC) 11-9121, 19-1029, 19-1099, 25-1042, 25-2031.

The link to the O*Net Online SOC information is: http://www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/  

Program Completion Rate: 100%  

Program Costs: The following table indicates the costs for two semesters. When completing the program in two years, the costs in the table are doubled. The following link can be of help as well: http://cms.bsu.edu/admissions/scholarshipsandfinancialaid/costs

2012-2013 COST OF ATTENDANCE

The following table reflects the Board Approved budget effective Fall 2012. The charges were approved by the Board on 6/16/2011

 

Full-Time Budgets for Two Semesters (On Campus Tuition Rates)

 

 

INDIANA RESIDENT

 

 NON RESIDENT

 

COMMUTER

 

 

Item

 

Undergrad* On/Off Campus

 

Graduate** On Campus

 

Undergrad On/Off Campus

 

Graduate On Campus

 

Undergrad Commuter

 

Graduate Commuter

 

Fees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuition

7024.00

 

6578.00

 

21694.00

 

20570.00

 

7024.00

 

6578.00

 

Student services fee

1294.00

 

1294.00

 

1294.00

 

1294.00

 

1294.00

 

1294.00

 

Health Fee

152.00

 

152.00

 

152.00

 

152.00

 

152.00

 

152.00

 

University Technology Fee

336.00

 

336.00

 

336.00

 

336.00

 

336.00

 

336.00

 

Rec Center Fee

174.00

 

174.00

 

174.00

 

174.00

 

174.00

 

174.00

 

Grad Fee

0.00

 

1210.00

 

0.00

 

1210.00

 

0.00

 

1210.00

 

Total Tuition and Fees

$8980.00

 

$9744.00

 

$23650.00

 

$23736.00

 

$8980.00

 

$9744.00

 

Books/Supplies

 

1020.00

 

820.00

 

1020.00

 

820.00

 

1020.00

 

820.00

 

Room/Board

 

8502.00

 

9481.00

 

8502.00

 

9481.00

 

1232.00

 

1232.00

 

Housing Technology Fee

 

120.00

 

120.00

 

120.00

 

120.00

 

120.00

 

120.00

 

Transportation

 

1192.00

 

1189.00

 

1612.00

 

1607.00

 

2664.00

 

2664.00

 

Personal/Misc

 

1676.00

 

1676.00

 

1676.00

 

1676.00

 

1674.00

 

1670.00

 

Total Budget

 

$21490.00

 

$23030.00

 

$36580.00

 

$37440.00

 

$15690.00

 

$16250.00

 

 

*Undergraduate students are assessed a flat rate at full time (12-18 credits) and the amount listed reflects the flat rate.

 

**Graduate students are always assessed a per credit hour charge. A survey of full-time (9+) graduate students indicated an average enrollment of 11 credits. The full time budget for a graduate student is based on this average.

 

 

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

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