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Biotechnology, B.S.

Help solve the world’s grand challenges by innovating new medicines, creating new food sources, and more with courses and research in biotechnology and beyond.

What You’ll Learn

The Biotechology, B.S. helps you achieve your goal of improving quality of life, from curing diseases to producing renewable fuels to creating pharmaceuticals.

After a core curriculum in humanities and research principles and practices, you’ll gain a solid foundation in biology, chemistry, and cell and molecular biology through our innovative, curriculum. You’ll also undertake research side-by-side with faculty scientists in areas such as virology, bioprocessing, and even entrepreneurial technology and innovation management.


Career Options

  • Biochemist
  • Bio-manufacturing Specialist
  • Bioprocessing/Biotechnology
  • Clinical Pharmaceutical Lab Technician
  • Forensics
  • Industrial R&D Scientist
  • Medical Scientist
  • Quality Control Technician

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

$93,280

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New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to enter the burgeoning pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry. Many graduates also move on to medical school or pursue graduate studies in dentistry, podiatry, veterinary medicine, business, and other areas.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

Do. Make. Innovate.

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Long Island, NY | New York, NY | September 10, 2021 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am

All incoming students in Fall 2021 enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering & Computing Sciences, School of Architecture & Design, School of Management; and School of Health Professions are invited to this official celebration of the beginning of their academic career at New York Tech.

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