Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
USD 37,620 / per year **
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* applications are reviewed on a rolling basis; applicants are encouraged to apply early, as space is limited
** the cost per credit hour is $1,380
Discover how to apply critical concepts of biology toward the development of new products, methods, and organisms to improve human health and well-being in this full-time, four-year program in Boston, the global hub of the biotechnology industry.
Learn from and with peers in related, yet distinct disciplines and explore exciting possibilities for your future—including through an internship—as you acquire knowledge in our classrooms and master techniques in our laboratories, which are stocked with equipment that is commonly used by industry.
Hone your communication and influencing skills while progressively building an academic foundation in the sciences, liberal arts, and technology. You will graduate with the experience—and confidence—to begin your career or advance your education at the graduate level.
Scholarships and Funding
MCPHS aspires to enroll students with outstanding ability, academic promise, and a passion for healthcare. We recognize that a college education is one of the most important investments a student will make in their lifetime. To this end, our merit award program helps put an MCPHS education within reach of qualified first-year applicants. It is not necessary to submit a separate application for consideration; all applicants will be reviewed for merit at the time of acceptance.
MCPHS Award (Need based)
The University provides need-based scholarships to students with demonstrated financial need as determined by their FAFSA application.
Explore your local community (rotary clubs, businesses, high school, etc.) for scholarship opportunities to assist with the cost of your education. All scholarship awards from outside establishments are required to be reported to the Office of Student Financial Services.
With this bachelor’s degree, you will be qualified for entry-level positions at life sciences companies as well as applied science graduate programs. You will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of basic concepts of biology, molecular biology, and biochemistry
- design experiments, conduct laboratory research, and analyze and interpret the results
- apply biotechnology concepts to research and real-life situations, including as part of a team
- think critically, creatively, and constructively about problems related to current biotechnology issues
- communicate the results of scientific projects and research and explain practical applications
Program Tuition Fee
This program prepares you for a career in a rapidly expanding field full of researchers who are harnessing biology to discover and develop useful products, including cutting-edge therapeutics.
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