Biotechnology is one of the six emerging industries and the main stream for future development in the 21st century. The Biotechnology Department was established in 2003, and offers undergraduate and graduate programs. Currently, the Biotechnology Department is home to 16 full-time faculty members, and approximately 450 undergraduate and 50 graduate students. The Biotechnology Program’s graduate courses are centered in the fields of Biotechnology and Nutrition. The goals of these programs are to focus on the current developments and needs in the biotechnology and nutrition industries and to enhance training for biotechnology professionals. Biotechnology graduates can pursue further study in the Bio-related fields. Potential career opportunities for Biotechnology graduates include research opportunities in research institutes and universities, staff/technicians in hospitals/clinics, as well as research and developmental jobs in the industries.