May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Cellular Therapies Graduate Certificate

Department: Dean’s Office


Advances in medical technology have put cellular therapies at the forefront of patient treatment in both oncology and stem cell regenerative medicine. Skilled scientists with knowledge of cell therapies are in high demand. The concepts presented in this certificate will establish a framework of knowledge and practical experience in the cell therapy production processes, interlocking the preclinical research with translation into Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) processing for patient therapy. 

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge base to enter the workforce as a cell therapy or stem cell therapy scientist.

This Graduate Certificate consists of both didactic courses and hands- on laboratory experience to be delivered over a one-year period for individuals with basic biological and/or medical science background.

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process

Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency    
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements    

Additional Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accreditation institution, or its equivalent, in the Biological Sciences

Curriculum Requirements (14 Credit Hours)

Graduate Certificate Time Limit

Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion

For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.