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Biotechnology, B.S.

Begin your studies with a core curriculum in humanities and research principles and practices. Then move on to courses in biology, microbiology, virology, genetics and genetic engineering, cell biology, bioprocessing, organic chemistry, environmental chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, bioprocessing, biotechnology, physics, calculus, and even entrepreneurial technology and innovation management.

Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to meet the growing demand for professionals with a knowledge of biotechnology. Our major also fulfills all the requirements for entrance to medical school, or to pursue graduate studies in dentistry, podiatry, veterinary medicine, business, and other areas.

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What We Do

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

NYIT undergraduates in Life Sciences participate in major research projects at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Career Options

An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include:

  • Biochemist
  • Bio-manufacturing specialist
  • Bioprocessing/biotechnology
  • Clinical pharmaceutical laboratory technician
  • Forensics
  • Industrial research and development scientist
  • Medical scientist

Tuition, Scholarships, & Financial Aid

We believe it's important to offer access to opportunity to all qualified students. NYIT has one of the lowest private tuitions in New York State and provides more than $40 million in institutional financial aid each year.

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