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Biotechnology Program

723 W. Michigan Street, SL 306
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5132
Phone: (317) 274-0577; fax: (317) 274-2846

This program is available only to students who have an earned Associate degree in Biotechnology from Ivy Tech Community College (ITCC).

What has become known as the biotechnology industry has been going through some transforming changes that mandate more sophisticated workforce training at many levels. In order to place central Indiana at the forefront in the preparation of a suitable workforce for existing industry as well as a flexible training program that may be attractive to biotechnology industries considering a move to Indiana, IUPUI has partnered with ITCC in central Indiana to provide an integrated training and theoretical frameworkfor future biotechnology industry requirements.

The curriculum of the bachelor’s degree also allows sufficient flexibility within the major and with electives to meet basic requirements for application to most graduate and professional programs.

No more than 64 applicable credits may transfer from a two-year or community collete.

Degree Characteristics

Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (BSB)
  • 120 credit hour Purdue degree
  • additional courses in the major and flexibility to add areas of specialization
  • full general-education course work in the humanities and social sciences
  • flexibility to become eligible for most graduate and professional degree programs