University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers the online Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology. Professionals in biotechnology come up with answers to a host of humanity's problems—from Ebola to failing crops. With a degree in biotechnology, you can become a part of the solution by developing innovations in the agricultural, pharmaceutical, and biomedical fields. The degree combines laboratory skills and applied coursework, with a biotechnology internship experience and upper-level study.
This degree is also offered as a Bachelor of Technical and Professional Studies.
Career opportunities with this degree include the following fields:
Associate of Applied Science if pursuing the Bachelor of Technical and Professional Studies
Recommendation: strong background in biology, chemistry, and math; an understanding of molecular biological techniques; and strong written and verbal communication skills
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
This program is available online but includes a required on-site component.
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