Certificate Programs in Life Sciences

A certificate is a document that provides proof that a student has completed training for a certain skill or job. Receiving a certificate usually involves taking a series of courses and tests and typically takes about a year to complete. What is a certificate in life sciences? Students who want to learn more about natural science and how it corresponds and impacts our world are suitable candidates… Read more

A certificate is a document that provides proof that a student has completed training for a certain skill or job. Receiving a certificate usually involves taking a series of courses and tests and typically takes about a year to complete.

What is a certificate in life sciences? Students who want to learn more about natural science and how it corresponds and impacts our world are suitable candidates for this type of certification. A course in biotechnology is one example of a potential path of study. It is designed to teach students the fundamentals of DNA construction and the production of proteins, vaccines, enzymes and metabolites. It also teaches students about contemporary techniques for separation of biomolecules. This is an intensive program for those with a biology background who want to know more about how to manipulate the genetics of cells and how to implement it in medicine, nutrition and the environment.

With a certificate in life sciences, students may go through a more focused, detailed learning program to enhance their skills in a specific field. With a soil management certificate, for example, students learn to classify soil, organize research materials, and how to communicate necessary to working on a team.

The cost of a certification on this subject varies. Part-time and full-time online courses may be available, as well as on-campus courses for a more hands-on experience.

Career paths vary for those who get a certificate in life sciences. It depends on the focus of the program. With the soil management certificate, students can become certified soil scientists who work to help with agricultural issues by studying and categorizing the soil in different regions. With a horticultural landscape certificate, students can manage plant nurseries or even go into landscape architecture.

Tuition costs vary for a certificate in life sciences. For those interested in knowing more about the certification programs available, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Tufts University - School of Engineering
Medford, USA

The biotechnology certificate program gives you the skills employers are looking for to develop today's products: biochemical process engineering principles, molecular biology ... +

The biotechnology certificate program gives you the skills employers are looking for to develop today's products: biochemical process engineering principles, molecular biology practices, and state-of-the-art cloning and expression techniques. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
University of Kaiserslautern
Kaiserslautern, Germany

Nanobiotechnology is a very recent and fascinating area of activity and research, which may be called the "Fundamental Technology of the 21st Century". Several potential appli ... +

Nanobiotechnology is a very recent and fascinating area of activity and research, which may be called the "Fundamental Technology of the 21st Century". Several potential applications can already be identified, for example in the field of medical diagnostics and therapeutics and the development of new materials. The distance learning program, unique in Germany and offered by the DISC since 2004, caters to the highly interdisciplinary nature of nanobiotechnology. You will find further information at www.zfuw.uni-kl.de/en/distance-learning-courses/science-engineering/nanobiotechnology/. The distance learning program is made up of 11 topics, which include characterization techniques, chemical and physical synthesis of nanoparticles, processing coatings, ceramics and composites, basics of molecular biology, genetics, screening methods in biology, chip technology, nanotechnologically modified biomaterials, nanomotors, and nanoparticles for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. -
Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
12 months
English
15 Jul 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Johns Hopkins Certificate in Biotechnology Education consists of five graduate-level courses that empha inquiry-oriented approaches and integrating technology in bioscienc ... +

The Johns Hopkins Certificate in Biotechnology Education consists of five graduate-level courses that empha inquiry-oriented approaches and integrating technology in bioscience education. The program also challenges you to analyze recent research on bioscience education, reflect on your learning and practice, and develop teaching tools and assessment strategies to engage your students in bioscience-related problems and inquiries. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Frankfurt, Germany

The “Certified Expert in Agricultural Finance” (CEAF) is an online course that covers a wide range of agriculture finance topics. Participants will gain a broad perspective on ... +

The “Certified Expert in Agricultural Finance” (CEAF) is an online course that covers a wide range of agriculture finance topics. Participants will gain a broad perspective on the concept of agricultural finance and acquire the necessary skills to design feasible operations, products and delivery channels. One focus of the course will be on lending to farmers and agribusinesses, in particular how to manage risks and costs along the entire loan cycle. -
Certificate
Part-time
6 months
English, French, Turkish
Mar 2020
29 Feb 2020
Online
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

This Certificate is an exciting, innovative distance learning programme aimed to enhance the participant’s theoretical knowledge and practical skills in MP and to empower them ... +

This Certificate is an exciting, innovative distance learning programme aimed to enhance the participant’s theoretical knowledge and practical skills in MP and to empower them to pursue a career in academia, healthcare or industry. The course has a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship; emphasising MP’s central role in molecular diagnostics, clinical trials and biotech/biopharma. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
5 months
English
Online
 
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The PG Certificate in Sustainable Aquaculture offers a range of part-time, e-learning courses at a postgraduate level with a focus on either vertebrates or invertebrates.

The PG Certificate in Sustainable Aquaculture offers a range of part-time, e-learning courses at a postgraduate level with a focus on either vertebrates or invertebrates. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
English
14 Sep 2020
15 Apr 2020
Online
 
Lewis University Online
Romeoville, USA

In as little as 12 months, earn your Data Science Graduate Certificate in Computational Biology & Bioinformatics offered conveniently online at Lewis University. Learn the ... +

In as little as 12 months, earn your Data Science Graduate Certificate in Computational Biology & Bioinformatics offered conveniently online at Lewis University. Learn the technical skills of data analysis and biotechnology to solve problems in health care and life sciences through the analysis of large data. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

Learn the truth about food and nutrition to better assess, analyze and implement strategies to improve overall health.

Learn the truth about food and nutrition to better assess, analyze and implement strategies to improve overall health. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
14 weeks
English
Online
 
Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, USA

The Biotechnology Lab Certificate is a certificate option of the Biotechnology Program. This comprehensive program ensures theoretical and practical training in concepts and i ... +

The Biotechnology Lab Certificate is a certificate option of the Biotechnology Program. This comprehensive program ensures theoretical and practical training in concepts and instrumentation relevant to biotechnology. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Windward Community College
Honolulu, USA

The Marine Option Program (MOP) is designed to assist undergraduate and other students interested in marine and freshwater systems. Through MOP you can obtain a marine orienta ... +

The Marine Option Program (MOP) is designed to assist undergraduate and other students interested in marine and freshwater systems. Through MOP you can obtain a marine orientation to your own major while earning an official University of Hawai‘i Certificate, which is registered on your transcript. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
VCampus Global
Los Angeles, USA +2 More

Our Mission: VCAMPUS exists to bridge the gap between academics and requirements of job markets by offering the latest job oriented technology training.

Our Mission: VCAMPUS exists to bridge the gap between academics and requirements of job markets by offering the latest job oriented technology training. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
Sep 2020
Online
 
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges
Robinson, USA +3 More

Graduates of the Agricultural Technology Business Option program qualify for a variety of rewarding positions. Areas of employment encompass agricultural sales, marketing, mid ... +

Graduates of the Agricultural Technology Business Option program qualify for a variety of rewarding positions. Areas of employment encompass agricultural sales, marketing, mid-management at dealerships or distributorships, research, or other agricultural positions. Job opportunities include operational or mid-management positions at agricultural suppliers of feed, seed, fertilizer, chemicals, grain, equipment, and other products and services. -
Certificate
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

This Johns Hopkins Certificate in Biotechnology Enterprise offers the opportunity to learn critical aspects of biotechnology product development, including how to create a new ... +

This Johns Hopkins Certificate in Biotechnology Enterprise offers the opportunity to learn critical aspects of biotechnology product development, including how to create a new enterprise, finance, marketing, and other areas of commercialization. This certificate is ideal for students planning to engage in the enterprise of biotechnology beyond science. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

In this Professional Certificate program, the focus is on the design and execution of animal breeding programs, genetic improvement, and conservation of genetic diversity. In ... +

In this Professional Certificate program, the focus is on the design and execution of animal breeding programs, genetic improvement, and conservation of genetic diversity. In this program, you will learn about the basic principles of population, quantitative and molecular genetics. Biological aspects are integrated into the courses by the many hands-on assignments. In the course, you’ll learn to understand how to set up and optimize a breeding program. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
14 weeks
English
Online
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

The training and skills acquired by taking the Data Analysis for Life Sciences XSeries will result in greater success in biological discovery and improving individual and popu ... +

The training and skills acquired by taking the Data Analysis for Life Sciences XSeries will result in greater success in biological discovery and improving individual and population health. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
4 months
English
Sep 2020
Online