University of Alabama - Huntsville

Interdisciplinary Programs

Biotechnology Science and Engineering


301 Sparkman Drive

EB 131

Huntsville, AL 35899

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Biotechnology Science and Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Biotechnology Science and Engineering program is an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program involving the departments of Biological Science, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. The curriculum will provide broad training in the fundamentals of biotechnology and offer students advanced training in one of three specializations: Structural Biology, Biomolecular Sciences or Bioprocess Engineering. The principal core of instructors and research advisors are drawn from UAHÆs departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Chemical and Materials Engineering, with additional participation from faculty in the departments of Computer Science and Mathematics.The program includes significant involvement from local Biotechnology companies as well as scientists from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.


The University of Alabama in Huntsville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): 8000 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 17500 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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