6 Courses Required

The Biotechnology Engineering certificate provides the core knowledge and fundamental skills required for those involved in and/or entering the field of Biotechnology or biopharmaceuticals development, manufacture, quality control, biomaterials, biocompatibility, and European and U.S. FDA regulatory approvals. This program intended for providing educational opportunities to post-bachelor professionals in order to upgrade skills and pursue career opportunities, career advancement, or career transition into the field of Biotechnology Engineering. Through this program, theoretical education obtained at the bachelor's level is augmented with practical design cycle, manufacturing know-how, and familiarity with regulatory environment requirements.

Department of Engineering & Technology
(310) 825-4100

Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $150.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $4,750.00
Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $720.00
Estimated Total Cost: $5,620.00**

*This program is open admission. The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and allows you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Costs are approximate and subject to change without notice. Estimates are based on the candidacy fee, course fees, and estimated textbook fees, but do not include additional expenses such as parking.

Internship Available: No

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Certificate in Biotechnology Engineering


Minimum Required

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).