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BioTech Certificate

Biology majors at Pine Manor can elect to earn the Biotechnology Certificate at the Metropolitan College of Boston University while completing their major in biology. Students graduate from Pine Manor with a BA in Biology and a Certificate in Biotechnology from the Met.

Students must have a minimum GPA at Pine Manor of 2.5 to take these courses.

A student interested in biotechnology can take as few as 1 or as many as 4 courses. However, the certificate is earned by completing the four courses below.


  • BI 210 Introduction to Biomedical Laboratory Science


  • BI 211 Protein Purification and Analysis
  • BI 213 Techniques in Molecular Biology
  • BI 254 Cell Culture Technique

Interested students should contact Dr. Susan Bear (