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UHD Ranks in Top 10 for Biotechnology

By Sheryl E. Taylor

Schools.com ranked the University of Houston-Downtown No. 9 for "Best College for Biotechnology Degree Programs." Each university that made the list were scored for several factors including affordability, flexibility and student success. Schools.com uses trusted sources, such as the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and reports from accredited schools — to power resources students can use to plan their college and career trajectory.

UHD's College of Sciences and Technology offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology, preparing students for careers in the biotechnology industry, as well as graduate degrees in biotechnology, biochemistry, microbiology or molecular biology.