College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department of Biological Sciences

About This Program

Our Biotechnology program offers a thorough education on the principles and techniques of biotechnology, equipping you with the necessary skills for a diverse array of careers in academia, government and industry. With access to cutting-edge research facilities, experienced faculty and real-world opportunities, you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to make an impact in this exciting field. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

  • 3.8% about as fast as the average
  • 1,050,800 number of jobs
  • $62,870 potential earnings

Biological technicians

  • 4.9% about as fast as the average
  • 87,500 number of jobs
  • $46,340 potential earnings

Medical scientists, except epidemiologists

  • 6.1% faster than the average
  • 138,300 number of jobs
  • $91,510 potential earnings

Biological scientists, all other

  • 2.2% slower than the average
  • 44,700 number of jobs
  • $85,290 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.