Biotechnology Certificate Student
College of Health Professions & Natural Sciences

Undergraduate Certificate in Biotechnology

Gain the Knowledge and Skills for a Growing STEM Field

Available in person or online, the Biotechnology certificate program provides students with in-depth knowledge of biological principles and theory as well as cutting-edge skills in cell and tissue culture, genomics and data science. With this certificate, students will be able to take their education and career in a multitude of directions.

In-Demand Skill Sets

Students study cellular and molecular biology, hone laboratory skills and grow proficiency in statistical analysis using computational tools such as R and Python. Skills gained in this program prepare students to begin or explore careers in biotechnology in roles such as biological technician, laboratory technician or research assistant — or to continue their studies in a broad choice of undergraduate degree programs.

Put Your Knowledge Into Practice

Practical and career-oriented, this 21-credit certificate program provides students the opportunity to learn in context through hands-on learning experiences in state-of-the-art labs and with WilmU partners, including the Delaware Space Grant Consortium.

Part of a Series of Stackable Credentials

This Biotechnology certificate program is a valuable standalone credential that can help launch your scientific career. It can also serve as the first step in your WilmU academic pathway. Through WilmU’s Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™, credits from this program can be applied to the BS in Biology with Biotechnology concentration as well as degree programs in Health Sciences, Behavioral Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Applied Technology, Psychology and Criminal Justice.

Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

Earn this Dual-Credit Certificate and apply the credits to a related WilmU degree program! Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE lets you earn multiple credentials simultaneously — accelerating your education goals and making your credits even more valuable. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

Why a WilmU Certificate?

Wilmington University certificate programs teach you the subject-specific knowledge you need to advance in your career or to simply explore a new field. Build skills that can give you greater opportunities in your evolving field today. Many WilmU certificate programs can be completed online or at several of our face-to-face locations!

Professionals Who Would Benefit From This Program

  • Biological Science Laboratory Technician
  • Marine Fisheries Technician
  • Research Specialist
  • Wildlife Biology Technician


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