Current Students

Explore resources and support available for current students pursuing a degree in biotechnology at Kent State University.


Current Student Resources


All current Biotechnology students should meet regularly with the Biotechnology Program Director to get advice on the career and on the program requirements that must be met.  The Program Director serves as the major advisor. In addition, students will meet with a regular academic advisor in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Program Director

  • Aids in course planning
  • Approves course substitutions in the major
  • Provides advice on elective courses and approves elective courses not listed in the program requirements
  • Provides career advice and counseling

Contact Info

Min-Ho Kim

Email to schedule an appointment


College of Arts and Sciences Advisors

  • Aid in course planning, with a focus on meeting the Kent Core requirements
  • Review all degree requirements and verifies that the student has met the requirements at graduation.

Schedule an Appointment with an Advisor

Plan Your Research Experience

Biotechnology students are required to participate in an original research project. Research may be conducted in an internship at an outside company or university or in individual investigations with researchers at Kent State University. Students should start thinking about and planning for the research experience in the first year!

Learn More About Our Research Project

Internship/Individual Investigation Evaluation Forms

Internship Midterm Evaluation

Internship Final Evaluation

Individual Investigation Report and Final Evaluation

Degree Requirements

Consult the degree requirements for the year you entered Kent State University (your "catalog year" can be found on FlashLine).  Be certain that you are meeting those requirements.  Consult with the Biotechnology Program Director and/or College of Arts and Sciences advisors if you have any questions.

Graduation Deadlines

May Graduation - September 15 of the previous year

August Graduation - December 15 of the previous year

December Graduation - March 15 of the same year

Visit the University Registar site for more information on application for graduation deadlines.