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Program Description

UMBC’s Biotechnology curriculum is intended to address changes in the needs of the biotechnology industry through experiential learning. The program offers advanced instruction in the life sciences, plus coursework in regulatory affairs, leadership, management, and financial management.

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Degrees Offered:


Post-baccalaureate certificate in Biotechnology Management

Post-baccalaureate certificate in Biochemical Regulatory Engineering


  • Regulatory Track
  • Bioprocessing Track

Department:  Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

Part-Time or Full-Time:  Full-time and Part-Time

Online or On Campus:  On Campus

Admissions Requirements

An undergraduate degree in Biology, Chemistry, or Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or other Bachelor’s degree that includes sufficient credits from relevant courses in the life sciences. Letters (3) of recommendation are required. GRE required if undergraduate degree is from non-U.S. school. English Proficiency testing (TOEFL/ IELTS) is required for international students. Please visit our website for detailed admissions requirements for international applicants.

Term of Admission: Fall and Spring

Contact Us

Main Contact Info: 410-455-5536 (UMBC)

Graduate Program Director:

Stephen Miller, 410-455-2268,

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Nancy Clements (Admission), 410-455-5536,


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