MS in Biotechnology Preparing YOU for success. The Masters of Science in Biotechnology is a 30-credit applied science graduate program that prepares you for a successful career in or further advancement in the exciting and evolving fields of biotechnology - including pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and biomedical industries, government and academic research laboratories, forensic sciences, food and cosmetic industries, and agricultural biotechnology. You will receive in-depth theoretical training in molecular biology, research methods, and project management, as well as extensive hands-on training in recombinant DNA technologies including CRISPR/Cas-9, gene expression analyses, genomics and bioinformatics, plant and animal cell/tissue culture, and advanced protein methodologies. Elective courses are available in the sciences (e.g. immunology, pharmacology, virology, and human physiology) or in Business and/or Professional Communications to promote the “soft skills” that will make you more attractive on the job market and for career advancement (e.g. management theory, organizational communication, and leadership and teamwork). Two year completion is the norm, but completion in one and a half years (three semesters and one summer) is available. Graduate Assistantships with tuition waivers are awarded on a competitive basis. Work experience or internship credits can be applied toward 3-credits of required coursework. Faculty-mentored Thesis research options are available. View Program Requirements & Courses Apply Now For further information contact the Graduate Program Director, Dr. Michael Peek, at 973.720.2247 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Graduate Admissions. For current students the following forms are available for: thesis credits, independent reading and independent study.