As one of the fastest growing fields at ASU, the Biotechnology and Bioenterprise degree will prepare students in biotechnology innovations and thrive in the health sciences communities. Students are able to tailor curriculum to focus on biotechnology, bioenterpreneurship and biostatistics.
The BS program in biotechnology and bioenterprise provides students with essential transdisciplinary and practical experience in biotechnology research. Students acquire the associated business and entrepreneurship skills needed to develop and market biotechnological innovations and solutions to problems facing the biotechnology and health sciences communities in Arizona, the nation and beyond. The program emphasizes coursework in the biological, biomolecular and biotechnological sciences, which are key components that underpin biotechnology. Students are able to tailor the degree to their specific interests and aspirations through focus areas in biotechnology, bioenterpreneurship and biostatistics. The program is unique due to its focus on blending biotechnology and entrepreneurship.
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Undergraduate students from western states who enroll in this program are eligible for a discounted tuition rate.
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Graduates of this program are prepared for such careers as:
- cell biologist
- clinical trials manager
- laboratory researcher
- patent agent
- portfolio manager
- project manager
- regulatory affairs manager
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||16.2%||$74,580|
|Biological Scientists, All Other||-0.4%||$74,720|
|Clinical Research Coordinators||3.3%||$120,050|
|Data Warehousing Specialists||3.3%||$83,410|
|Natural Sciences Managers||3.3%||$120,050|
|Water Resource Specialists||3.3%||$120,050|
|Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other||5.7%||$66,560|
|Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||8.3%||$79,930|
|Medical and Health Services Managers||16.9%||$92,810|
|Molecular and Cellular Biologists||-0.4%||$74,720|
|Biochemists and Biophysicists||8.2%||$84,940|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
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