CSUCI Biotechnology Programs

California State University Channel Islands, located in Camarillo, California, offers a leading-edge, 21st century academic program that equip students with the tools to make significant contributions. Its scientific excellence and efforts are being recognized and rewarded. CSUCI has received a $1.7 Million grant from from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for its Stem Cell Research Program, and its Professional Science Masters Program received a $30,000 research grant from Amgen, a leading biotech company.

CSUCI's Extended University exemplifies the leading edge academic offerings and commitment to offering students a rich, diverse academic learning experience, and seeks to offer community members an opportunity to participate in its educational offerings. Extended University goal is to extend the mission of the university throughout the community by providing access to quality education for non-traditional students and local organizations.

Extended University's Dual Biotech MS Biotechnology and MBA Degree

Through its extensive program offerings, CSUCI's Extended University is contributing to teaching and developing future scientific professionals. Its programs include an innovative MS Biotechnology and MBA Dual Degree and a Master of Science degree 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.

CSUCI's emphasis on experiential and service learning and its strong academic programs are exemplified in Extended University's innovative master's degrees. Students benefit from individual attention, up-to-date technology, and classroom instruction augmented by outstanding faculty research.

California State University Channel Islands has been designated by the U.S. Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is committed to serving students of all backgrounds from the region and beyond.

The following information is provided so you can find out more about Extended University's Dual Biotech MS/MBA degree program and its Certificate Program and online courses. CSUCI also offers a M.S. degree in Bioinformatics and an Environmental Science and Resource Management (ESRM) program.

CSUCI offers the Professional Science Master's, or PSM, which got its start in 1997 as a way to better and more rapidly equip students with much-needed skills in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. The degree combines intensive study in science or math with courses in management, policy, or law and emphasizes writing, project management, and other industry-sought skills.

You can also download applications and other forms in the PDF format.

Extended University
2109 Sage Hall
CSU Channel Islands
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012
Phone: (805) 437-2748
Email: exed@csuci.edu
Website: https://ext.csuci.edu/programs/ms-biotech-mba-dual-degree/index.htm
CSU Channel Islands Website: https://www.csuci.edu/
Phone: (805) 437-8400