Two students with professor in Biotechnology lab

Biotechnology Minor

Biotechnology is a multibillion-dollar global industry that is projected to grow steadily over the next decade. New technologies—artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, and data analytics and automation—are driving biotech into new frontiers.

This fascinating and innovative field lies at the intersection of science and technology and uses living organisms and biological systems to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. From creating drugs to halt the spread of disease to increasing global food supplies to put an end to poverty, biotech is the way of the future. Ignite your opportunities with a minor in biotechnology and discover how to apply science and technology to change the world. 

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At a glance

  • Undergraduate minor
  • 19 Credits

Common Majors

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Forensic Science
  • Medical Technology

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Career Options

A minor in biotechnology prepares students for advanced study and careers in diverse roles, including:

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Biotechnician
  • Chemical Technician
  • Zoologist and Wildlife Biologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Biophysicist