Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology

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Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology

Kent State University
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  • 120
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  • Bachelor
  • 4 years


The Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary program that provides a strong academic foundation in biological sciences and chemistry, practical training in the various biotechnologies and a solid understanding of their application in industry and biomedicine. The science of biotechnology extends across many areas of biology and chemistry and provides cutting-edge technology tools for modern biology and biomedical research. The curriculum includes a research experience at Kent State and/or an internship at a biotechnology company.

Biotechnology graduates have employment opportunities in biomedical research and in the rapidly growing biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

Admission Requirements

 All international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning a minimum 525 TOEFL score (71 on the Internet-based version), minimum 75 MELAB score, minimum 6.0 IELTS score, minimum 48 PTE score or minimum 100 DET score; or by completing the ESL level 112 Intensive Program. 

Courses Units

You need to complete 120 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge and information to complex issues in biotechnology
  2. Use problem-solving and data-gathering skills to comprehend issues in biotechnology.
  3. Develop inductive reasoning and technical communications skills in the context of working in a complex group environment.
  4. Analyze scientific papers and expand skills for listening to and critiquing scientific seminars based on the literature or current research.
  5. Effectively communicate scientific information.
  6. Develop collaborative working relationships with research mentors and laboratory members.

Career Opportunities

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