Applying for the Synthetic Biology Certificate


Thank you for applying for the Synthetic Biology Certificate. Please read this page carefully as it contains important information.

If you have questions while you're completing the application, please email

This is an extensive form and must be filled out all at once, so we advise you to print out the form, fill it out, and then enter in your information. The information you enter in the application will be saved if you navigate through the application using the << Prev or Next page>> buttons at the bottom of each page, rather than using the forward and reverse arrows on your browser.

To qualify for the Synthetic Biology Certificate, you must meet at least one of the following requirements: 1) have received a bachelor's degree within the last 24 months at a U.S. institution, and 2) have performed or are currently performing synthetic biology research.

A list of Synberc labs can be found at and

Students must complete all required courses with a grade of B- or above.