Biotechnology Certification of Professional Achievement
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College graduates with little or no background in biology who want graduate school preparation in biotechnology should follow the five-course curriculum designed with the Department of Biological Sciences. The course plan is also useful for those interested in a career change, choosing to specialize in biotechnology, or are likely to work in fields that interact with the biotechnology industry, such as business or law.
The curriculum provides students with the academic and laboratory experience required of applicants to the most competitive master’s programs in the field at Columbia or elsewhere.
Students are required to maintain an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 (B). Every course creditable toward the certification must be taken for a letter grade. Courses with a grade below a C will not count toward the completion of the certification.
The Biotechnology Certification program includes courses in:
Depending on the applicant's background, the required curriculum may also include:
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