Life Sciences for Business

Developing new medicines. That's biotechnology. Assisting in the implementation of a sustainable, organic and integrated system for large-scale production—that's life sciences for business. You're part biology, part business, and that's exactly the focus of this program. Included is a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses leading to an MBA. Plus, our degree can be tailored to your interests—molecular biology, pharmaceutical or environmental.


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Student Research

Work directly with professors on topics like paleobiology (extinct mammals), ecology, bird behavior, manatee behavior, cardiology (hearts), entomology (bugs) and genetics. Students also earn outside research internships at place like the Mayo Clinic or Children's Hospital.

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Endless Options

Our life sciences for business program opens up multiple employment options for graduates including molecular biology, pharmaceuticals, environmental protection and more.

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Personal Attention

Our small class sizes and individual research experiences with faculty will give you the attention you deserve to succeed in whatever project you undertake.

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Four Years That Will Change Your Life.

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It’s been almost a year since I’ve seen my insect friend the Mydas Fly. I kind of miss him. Or her. I never really knew. But when I worked hot summer days in the vegetable garden at the Civic Garden Center, it was almost comforting to see that curious spot of life while I did my chores.

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