CSU CI's Dual Biotech MS Biotechnology and MBA Degree
Through its extensive program offerings, CSU Channel Islands' Extended University is contributing to teaching and developing future scientific professionals. Its programs include an innovative Master of Science Biotechnology and MBA Dual Degree that is offered to meet the regional and national needs of a well-educated workforce in the biotechnology industry.
The program combines rigorous scientific training in biotechnology with graduate course work and experience in business disciplines. It includes foundational courses to provide a knowledge base for non-biology or non-business undergraduate majors, core courses in both the biotechnology and business disciplines, as well as elective courses on cutting-edge topics.
A distinguishing feature of this dual degree program is the culminating project which involves student teams that work on real-world problems and applications of biological sciences to the marketplace as well as application of business strategies in the biotechnology industry.
CSU CI is one of the first colleges to respond to the needs of industry with its Dual Masters/MBA. It is also a pacesetter that is successful in forging hightly effective academic and industry partnerships.