Welcome to Biotechnology Degree Guide
Biotechnology Degree Guide is the Internet's most comprehensive resource for researching which colleges, universities and technical schools offer biotechnology programs. We have over 200 schools in our database and are adding more all the time. In addition to our wide selection of colleges and universities, we also offer many interactive features to make your college search easier. We allow our users to rate schools and programs as well as reviews.
How To Get Started
Prospective biotechnology students are our top priority. We offer the most comprehensive database of biotechnology program information on the Internet. We are constantly updating our database with biotechnology degree program and university information. If you are considering a career in biotechnology here are several ways we can help:
At Biotechnology Degree Guide, we strongly believe in the concept of life-long learning. During and after the completion of an biotechnology undergraduate program, a student's education has only begun. Nowadays, many employers are seeking higher level graduates with masters' degrees or above.
Start to consider your next step, and figure out which programs might be best suited for your graduate work.
If you are an biotechnology professional currently working in the field, Biotechnology Degree Guide can benefit you and also allow you to help future students better understand the field. Biotechnology professional can participate and benefit in the following ways.
There isn't much sense in building a world-class biotechnology program that nobody can find. Biotechnology Degree Guide offers administrators and teachers a great way to gain exposure for their programs. To make sure your college or university is maximizing their presence on this site take the following steps:
- Find Your School or Contact Us About Adding Your School
- Follow these instructions about how to claim your school and edit the content on your school's page.
- We also have an advertising program that allows your college, technical school or university to receive premium placement on the website. Please contact us at schools (at) biotechnologydegrees.org
Biotechnology Degree Guide was founded in 2007. We searched the web (and still do) to find the most accurate, up-to-date, and most unique information available for anyone involved with biotechnology education.
We have gathered over 200 schools, colleges, universities and programs in our database, and it is growing each day. Many biotechnology programs tend to be higher-level masters and above programs, but there are associates and bachelors degrees available as well. Utilize the Degrees page to sort colleges by degree type.
What is Biotechnology?
Biotechnology is the study of combining technology and biology to make systems or the like to improve quality of living for the mass population. According to industry leader BIO, biotechnology uses cellular and biomolecular processes to develop technologies and products that help improve our lives and the health of our planet.
Biotechnology is seen as a form of public health, and can be used to improve and reduce rates of disease, increase the odds of improving or reversing from life-threatening illnesses. Biotechnology is also used in the fuel industry, streamlining processes and reducing emissions for a better planet.
With the rapid rate of growth in the technology space, the biotechnology vertical is booming, and bioscientists, biochemists, and biophysicists, as well as researchers and technicians, will be needed in the coming future.
Biotechnology Careers at a Glance
- Average Salary: $80,480/yr avg.
- Outlook: Above average, projected to grow 19 percent from 2012 to 2022
- Biology Technician
- Average Salary: $39,750/yr avg.
- Outlook: Average, projected to grow 10 percent from 2012 to 2022
Biotechnology Degrees by State
- Biotechnology Industry Organization
- National Center for Biotechnology Information
- U.S. Department of Agriculture
- National Institutes of Health
- SUNY Center for Biotechnology
- Food & Drug Law Institute
- American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists