Biotechnology Engineering

This online-only certificate provides the fundamental knowledge and skills in biotechnology engineering including design, manufacturing, quality, and regulatory requirements.


This program is perfect for...

  • Professionals seeking formal training in biotech engineering
  • Professionals looking to pursue career paths in biotechnology design, development, quality, regulatory compliance, and manufacturing
  • Professionals seeking to focus on specific aspects of biotechnology
  • Executives seeking high-level overview of biotechnology principles

What you can learn.

  • Engineering processes in drug development using genes, genome, recombinant DNA technology, and genomics
  • European and FDA rules, regulations, and guidance
  • Manufacturing processes for biotechnology
  • Quality management principles in drug development with an emphasis on GLP, GMP, GDP, GCP, and GAMP



Choose two elective courses numbered X 400 - 499 from either the Medical Device Engineering Certificate Program or the Lean Six Sigma Sequential Program (8 units).

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*The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits. See our website or speak to a program representative for more information about candidacy and program benefits.

Internships Available
Visa Requirement Applicable
VA Benefit Eligible
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