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Earn your graduate certificate or degree in biotechnology

Learn more about the Certificate in Applied Bioinformatics or Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

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Achieve your goals with a University of Wisconsin education.

UW Extended Campus programs combine the diverse expertise and resources of the UW System, one of the largest and most widely respected public higher education systems in the country. Whether your experience is in healthcare, agriculture, or industry—you’ll learn how to bring the best of biotechnology innovation to market, where it can do the most good.

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Make the connection between the life sciences and data science.
The Certificate in Applied Bioinformatics will teach you the data science skills required to process and analyze large-scale biological data sets. Complete 4 courses to earn your certificate.

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Learn the skills driving biotechnology today.
The Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology offers three tracks: Quality Assurance & Compliance, Business Management, and Research & Development. Complete 11 courses to earn your degree.

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Be part of the exciting growth in biotechnology.
According to the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, since 2001, U.S. bioscience companies have increased employment by 19 percent and wage growth for the industry consistently exceeds other occupations.

Who Should Apply?

Professionals currently working in biotechnology and related settings who are seeking career advancement, or those with a science background seeking entry to the field. The master’s degree and the certificate program are an ideal way to expand your skills and knowledge in a flexible, online format.

UW Applied Biotechnology program is a partnership of UW Extended Campus and:

  • UW-Green Bay
  • UW-Madison
  • UW-Oshkosh
  • UW-Parkside
  • UW-Platteville
  • UW-Stevens Point
  • UW-Whitewater