Program Overview

The M.S. in Biotechnology, located on the Abilene & Lubbock campuses, is a 2-year non-thesis Master of Science degree offered through the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Our Master's program prides itself on offering a blend of business, science, and technology in the academic setting and a wide variety of funded research opportunities in our friendly and collaborative environment. External internships can also complete our research requirements. Those with a strong entrepreneurial spirit may be interested in our dual MS/MBA program administered in cooperation with TTU


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Do you have what it takes to be the next generation of innovators?

Susan Bergeson, Ph.D.

Program Director Biotechnology  


Second Year Internship

Starting June 1st of a Biotechnology student's second year is the internship. Students choose to pursue either an external internship with a Biotechnology company or a research assistantship position in a TTUHSC faculty member's lab. These internships are paid positions, ending at the time of a student's graduation the following Spring semester. 

Admission Requirements

Requirements for admission are flexible and there are no minimum GPA or test score requirements. All applications are reviewed in a holistic manner, with no single factor determining a student's admission. 

Application Information


Semester Application Open Application Deadline Campus
Fall September 1 May 1 Abilene, Lubbock

How to Apply

Applications must be completed at Bioraider. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that their application is submitted by the application deadline to be considered for admission. Only complete applications can be reviewed for admission. The M.S. in Biotechnology admits on a rolling admissions basis for a limited number of slot per campus each admissions cycle.

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General Contact

3601 4th Street MS 6206
Lubbock, TX 79430-6206


Student Affairs Advocate

Tracy Cowin, MBA



Student Affairs Advocate

Talia Jaryszak



Program Director
Lubbock Campus

Susan Bergeson, Ph.D.


Program Director
Abilene Campus

Sanjay Srivastava, Ph.D.


Admissions Director

Terri Lloyd