Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology
Stanford University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology program provides the skills and tools students need to succeed in this field.  The curriculum teaches students basic concepts and the “language” of biotechnology, including how biopharmaceuticals are developed, and teaches students how this biological knowledge combines with quantitative engineering principles.  Students also learn to analyze biochemical processes and about the engineering fundamentals they use, about chemical reactions that provide the cell with the energy and raw materials necessary for life, and about approaches needed to identify new opportunities and address business challenges in the field.


  • Bachelor of Science in Science or Engineering
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Official transcripts
  • Background knowledge in chemistry

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission