About BIT

The Biotechnology Program is a minor-only program for any student enrolled at NC State.  Undergraduates and graduate students may minor in Biotechnology, and non-thesis graduate students may choose to complete a graduate certificate in biotechnology.  More information on the requirements for these can be found in the MINORS &  CERTIFICATE page.

Mission of the BIT Program

- Provide state-of-the-art, laboratory-based education in molecular biotechnology to NCSU undergraduate and graduate students as well as to faculty, staff and life science professionals in the RTP area
- Lead, coordinate and/or support externally-funded, campus-wide graduate student training programs related to molecular biotechnology
- Catalyze and support molecular biotechnology-based educational efforts at NCSU that complement BIT offerings (e.g., Bioprocessing, BTEC, CVM Translational Medicine) - Support and inspire K-12, community college, undergraduate and graduate biotechnology education efforts in NC (and beyond)
- Provide opportunities for early-career life science/engineering professionals to develop instructional skills related to lab-based molecular biotechnology education