Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Biology and Biotechnology


100 Institute Road

Worcester, MA 01609

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Biology;M.S. - Biotechnology, Ph.D. - Biotechnology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Students in the biology master's program learn to apply basic principles of the discipline to solving research problems, and broaden their knowledge of the subject through formal course offerings. Graduates with this degree may pursue further graduate education or choose to work in a research, clinical or industrial setting, applying their expertise to practical problems. The structure of this program is unique in that several graduate courses include one component derived from our higher-level undergraduate offerings and a second component involving conferences, seminars and the study of current articles from the literature


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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