Carlow University students majoring in biology may combine a Bachelor of Science degree with a Master of Science degree in collaboration with Duquesne University Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences. Students complete required molecular/cellular biology courses at Carlow University and qualified students apply for admission to the Master of Science program. 

After the first four years of study, students will have earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from Carlow University. After completion of the fifth year at Duquesne University, students will have earned a Master of Science in biotechnology. 

Examples of courses taken in the Master of Science degree program include Elements of Biotechnology, Biotechnology Leadership, Ethics in Biotechnology, and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 

Students completing this program will have the added expertise and training for careers in industry, government, and academia.