Amrita School of Biotechnology initiates first of its kind Dual Degree program in India in the Life Sciences

In a unique step, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University through the Amrita School of Biotechnology has entered into a dual degree partnership with the University of Arizona through the Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Arizona.

A strategic merger of the strengths of the two well established units of the two universities both in term of academic fervour and research excellence, provides aspiring students the excellent opportunity to tap into the expertise of the renowned and internationally recognised biomedical Sciences faculty at the University of Arizona while at the same time leveraging the tremendous strength of the well - experienced faculty and the well-established program at the Amrita School of Biotechnology. Besides being given the unique opportunity to receive two degrees - M.Sc. Biotechnology, Microbiology or Bioinformatics from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and MS Cellular and Molecular Medicine, in a 2 year time frame, students enrolling for this spectacular Dual Degree program would benefit tremendously from this innovative approach of flexible one of its kind modular courses offered by the Cellular and Molecular Medicine Department at the University of Arizona as well as conduct research within the University of Arizona laboratories while at the same time being able to harness the experience of the well-established Masters programs in Biotechnology, Microbiology and Bioinformatics at the Amrita School of Biotechnology.

Come be a part of this Dual Degree experience, the future is here and now!

"We are honoured to have entered this dual degree partnership with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University—one of the top research institutions in India. This opportunity allows us to push the boundaries in our own university by tapping expertise of our renowned and internationally recognized biomedical sciences faculty. We took an innovative approach to developing a flexible, one-of-a-kind modular Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular Medicine program that meets the needs of global students. This novel program offers the top Amrita students the opportunity to conduct research within the University of Arizona laboratories. This exciting opportunity is part of our larger mission to expand access to Arizona Health Sciences education within the U.S. and around the world." 

- Carol C. Gregorio, PhD, University of Arizona, Interim-Director of Health Sciences Global and Online, Assistant Vice Provost of Global Health Sciences.