Manufacturing and Quality Operations in Biotechnology, Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate in manufacturing and quality operations has been designed in response to a need in the biotechnology industry for individuals with an advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of state-of-the-art biopharmaceutical manufacturing and quality operations. In particular, the focus of this certificate is training the workforce to ensure quality medicines are produced. Individuals, particularly those who are working in the various sectors of biotechnology including basic research of biological systems, discovery, development, and manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals, have an opportunity to improve their competency and learn new practical skills, which enables them to increase productivity and further contribute to their professions.  

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements 

A grade of C– or higher is required in all courses.

BIOT 6300Pharmaceutical Microbiology3
BIOT 6310CGMP Statutes and Regulation3
or BIOT 6330 Plant Design and Facilities
BIOT 6320Quality Management Systems and Validation3
BIOT 6340Sterile Manufacturing Operations3

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

12 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required