Multi-Year Schedule

The following is a projected multi-year schedule of courses offered in the MS in Biotechnology program. The schedule is subject to change. Please see your academic advisor for questions regarding the schedule.

MS in Biotechnology General
Core Courses
Course Fall Spring Summer
410.601 Biochemistry HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
410.602 Molecular Biology HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
410.603 Advanced Cellular Biology I HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
410.604 Advanced Celluar Biology II HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
Lab Courses
Course Fall Spring Summer
410.652 Cell Culture Methods HWD, MCC MCC
410.656 Recombinant DNA Lab MCC HWD, MCC
410.659 Advanced Recombinant DNA Lab MCC
410.658 Biodefense and Infectious Disease Lab Methods MCC Compressed Format
410.731 Bioprocessing and Scale-up MCC Intersession
410.752 High Throughput Screening Lab MCC
410.660 Immunological Methods MCC
410.XXX Stem Cell Lab Methods Future development
Science Electives (Need at least two)
Course Fall Spring Summer
410.606 Clinical Trial Management
410.610
Epigenetics, Gene
Organization & Expression
Online Online, MCC Online
410.611 Vaccinology
410.612 Human Molecular Genetics Online, MCC Online Online
410.613 Principles
of Immunology
Online, MCC, HWD Online Online
410.614 Pathogenic Bacteriology
410.615 Microbiology MCC HWD, MCC
410.616 Virology Online MCC
410.617 Marine Biotechnology
410.618 Parasitology
410.619 Molecular Evolution & Phylogenetics
410.620 Advanced Topics in Immunology
410.621 Agricultural Biotechnology
410.622 Molecular Basis of Pharmacology MCC HWD Online
410.623 Molecular
& Cellular Physiology
410.624 System and Integrative Physiology
410.625 Industrial Microbiology
410.626 Molecular Development
410.628 Neurobiology
410.629 Genes & Disease MCC Online
410.630 Gene Therapy
410.631 Infectious Diseases HWD
410.632 Emerging Infectious Diseases Online Online
410.633 Introduction to Bioinformatics Online MCC, Online Online
410.634 Practical Computer Concepts for Bioinformatics Online MCC, Online Online
410.635 Bioinformatics: Tools for Genome Analysis Online, HWD Online
410.636 Biology of HIV & AIDS
410.638 Cancer Biology Online MCC Online
410.639 Protein Bioinformatics Online Online
410.640 Molecular Phylogenetic Techniques Online
410.641 Clinical & Molecular Diagnostics
410.645 Biostatistics MCC, Online HWD, Online Online
410.648 Clinical Trial Design and Conduct
410.651 Clinical Development of Drugs and
Biologics
Online Online Online
410.653 Regenerative Medicine: from Bench to Bedside
410.655 Radiation Biology
410.661 Methods in Proteomics
410.662 Epidemiology: Diseases in Populations
410.663 Current Topics in Molecular & Cellular Biology
410.666 Next Generation DNA Sequencing and Analysis Online
410.667 Theory/Appl Immunoassays
410.669 Immunology of Infectious Diseases
410.670 Biology of Stress
410.671 Gene Expression Data Analysis and Visualization Online Online Sometimes
410.673 Biological Processes in Regulatory Affairs Online Online Online
410.674 Food Microbiology Online
410.692 Biological
& Chemical Threat Response & Forensics
HWD MCC
410.693 Science, Medicine & Policy in Biodefense MCC HWD, MCC, Online
410.695 Applied Molecular Biology
410.696 Bioassay Development HWD MCC Online
410.697 Microfluidics and Biosensors
410.698 Bioperl Online
410.699 Nanobiotechnology
410.700 Food Labeling and Packaging Regulations Online
410.712 Advanced Practical Computer Concepts for Bioinformatics Online
410.713 Advanced Genomics and Genetics Analyses Online
410.716 Food Toxicology Online
410.733 Comparative Animal Physiology
410.734 Practical Introduction to Metagenomics Online
410.736 Genomic and Personalized Medicine MCC Online
410.750 Molecular Targets & Cancer MCC Online Every other year
410.751 Chemical Libraries & Diversity MCC HWD
410.753 Stem Cell Biology
410.754 Comparative Microbial Genomics:From Sequence to Significance
410.777 BioFuels
410.800 Independent Research in Biotechnology
410.801 Biotechnology Thesis
General Electives
Course Fall Spring Summer
410.607 Proseminar in Biotechnology Online Online
410.627 Translational Biotechnology: From Intellectual Property to Licensing Online Online Online
410.637 Bioethics
410.642 Economic Dynamics of Change in Biotechnology
410.643 Managing and Leading Biotechnology Professionals Online
410.644 Marketing Aspects of Biotechnology Online and/or MCC
410.646 Creating a Biotechnology Enterprise
410.647 Research Ethics
410.649 Introduction to Regulatory Affairs Online Online Online
410.650 Legal Aspects of Biotechnology
410.665 Bioscience Communication
410.675 International Regulatory Affairs
410.676 Food And Drug Law Online Online Online
410.677 Preparing a Successful Submission
410.678 Marketing in a Regulated Environment
410.679 Practicum in Regulatory Science Online Online Online
410.680 Finance for Biotechnology MCC
410.681 Commercializing Biotechnology
410.682 Validation in Biotechnology
410.683 Introduction to cGMP Compliance Online Online Online
410.684 Technology Transfer & Commercialization
410.685 Emerging Issues in Biotechnology
410.686 Regulation of Good Food Production Practices
410.687 Ethical,Legal & Regulatory Aspects of the Biotechnology Enterprise Online
410.688 Project Management in Biotechnology
410.689 Leading Change in Biotechnology Online
410.690 International Food Regulations
410.701 Introduction to Food Safety
410.702 Biomedical Software Regulation
410.703 Strategic Planning for the Biotechnology Enterprise
410.704 Social Entrepreneurship in BioScience
410.710 Economic Policy and Support Structures the Bio Entrepreneur
410.715 Medical Device Regulation
410.717 Risk Assessment and Management
410.718 Food Safety Audits and Surveillance
410.727 Regulatory Strategies in Biopharmaceuticals
410.728 Managing Innovation in the Life Sciences
410.729 Regulatory & Economic Fundamentals of Drug Pricing & Reimbursement
410.732 Funding a New Venture
410.756 Grants and Federal Funding for Biotechnology Enterprises
410.799 Current Topics in Regulatory Policy
410.802 Independent Studies in Regulatory Science
410.803 Regulatory Science Thesis
410.804 Practicum in Biotechnology Enterprise & Entrepreneurship Online
410.805 Practicum in Project Management
410.806 Independent Studies in Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
410.705 Communication for Health Care Professionals
410.706 Building and Leading Teams in Health Care
410.707 The Psychosocial Determinants of Health, Implications on Diagnostics
Biodefense Concentration
Core Courses
Course Fall Spring Summer
410.601 Biochemistry HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
410.602 Molecular Biology HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
410.603 Adv Cell Biology I HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
410.633 Intro to Bioinformatics Online MCC, Online Online
410.693 Science Medicine and Policy in Biodefense MCC HWD, MCC, Online
410.692 Biological & Chemical Threat Response & Forensics HWD MCC
Lab Courses (One Required)
Course Fall Spring Summer
410.652 Cell Culture Methods HWD, MCC MCC
410.656 Recombinant DNA Lab MCC HWD, MCC
410.659 Advanced Recombinant DNA Lab Future development MCC
410.658 Biodefense and Infectious Disease Lab Methods MCC Compressed format
410.731 Bioprocessing and Scale-up MCC Intersession
410.752 High Throughput Screening Lab MCC
410.660 Immunological Methods MCC
410.XXX Stem Cell Lab Methods Future development
Bioinformatics Concentration
Core Courses
Course Fall Spring Summer
410.601 Biochemistry MCC, HWD, Online MCC, HWD, Online MCC, HWD, Online
410.602 Molecular Biology MCC, HWD, Online MCC, HWD, Online MCC, HWD, Online
410.603 Cell biology I MCC, HWD, Online MCC, HWD, Online MCC, HWD, Online
410.604 Cell Biology II MCC, HWD, Online MCC, HWD, Online MCC, HWD, Online
Concentration Courses (Pick Four)
Course Fall Spring Summer
410.633 Intro to Bioinformatics Online MCC, Online Online
410.634 Practical Computer concepts Online MCC, Online Online
410.635 Bioinformatics Tools for Genome Analysis Online, HWD Online
410.639 Protein Bioinformatics Online Online
410.645 Biostatistics MCC, Online HWD, Online Online
410.640 Molecular Phylogenetics Online
410.666 DNA Sequence Analysis Online
410.671 Gene Expression Online Online Sometimes
410.696 BioPerl Online
410.736 Personalized Medicine and Genomics MCC, Online
410.712 Advanced Practical Computer concepts Online
410.713 Advanced Genomics and Genetic Analysis Online
410.734 Practical Introduction to Metagenomics Online
Electives (Need Two)

See MS Biotechnology General Schedule.

Molecular Targets and Drug Discovery Technologies Concentration
Core Courses
Course Fall Spring Summer
410.601 Biochemistry HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
410.602 Molecular Biology HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
410.603 Adv Cell biology I HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
410.604 Adv Cell biology II HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
Concentration Courses
Course Fall Spring Summer
410.696 Bioassay Development HWD MCC Online
410.750 Molecular Targets and Cancer MCC Online (every other year)
410.751 Chemical Libraries MCC HWD
410.752 High Throughput Screening Lab MCC
Elective Courses (Pick Two and Consult Advisor)

Electives (Need Two)
See MS in Biotechnology General Schedule.

Biotechnology Enterprise Concentration
Core Courses
Course Fall Spring Summer
410.601 Biochemistry MCC, Online, HWD MCC, Online, HWD MCC, Online, HWD
410.602 Molecular Biology MCC, Online, HWD MCC, Online, HWD MCC, Online, HWD
410.603 Advanced Cellular Biology I MCC, Online, HWD MCC, Online, HWD MCC, Online, HWD
410.604 Advanced Celluar Biology II MCC, Online, HWD MCC, Online, HWD MCC, Online, HWD
Science Electives (Need Two)

See MS Biotechnology General Schedule

Regulatory Affairs Concentration
Core Courses
Course Fall Spring Summer
410.601 Biochemistry HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
410.602 Molecular Biology HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
410.603 Advanced Cellular Biology I HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
410.604 Advanced Celluar Biology II HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online HWD, MCC, Online
Science Electives (Need Two)

See MS Biotechnology General Schedule

State-specific Information for Online Programs

Note: Students should be aware of state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative.