Chemical Engineering (Biotechnology) ME

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Program Description

The Chemical Engineering ME with a course focus in Biotechnology is intended to train students for careers in biotech, pharmaceutical and other life-sciences industries, such as manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals, diagnostics, tissue culture, agricultural products, and new food and energy sources. The job market demand for students with a background in biotechnology-related fields is expected to grow at an increased rate as companies continue to search for students with advanced training in these areas.

Program Contact

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Office of Graduate Education
415 Bonner Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 27-30 Hours


  • 1 to 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $85

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.