2010-09-30 / Front Page
Monmouth University partners with Biotechnology High School
Monmouth University, West Long Branch, announced that it has signed an articulation agreement with Biotechnology High School, Freehold Township.
The partnerships will allow eligible students who have graduated from the four-year program at Biotechnology High School to enter the Monmouth University School of Science’s Bachelor of Science program in biology, chemistry, mathematics, computer science or software engineering with advanced standing.
In addition, Monmouth University will collaborate with Biotechnology High School in educational programs, research and scientific work. High school students will have the opportunity to participate in research projects with Monmouth University faculty, according to a press release.
For each year of the agreement, Monmouth University will dedicate a science achievement scholarship to a student from Biotechnology High School who enrolls full-time as a science major at Monmouth University.
According to the press release, Biotechnology High School provides a rigorous college preparatory curriculum built around the theme of research science with an emphasis on the process of research, laboratory skills, critical thinking, problem solving, technology and teamwork.
One hundred percent of the students are International Baccalaureate Diploma Program candidates in their junior and senior years, and areas of thematic concentration include biomedical, agricultural and genetics.
Biotechnology High School is part of the Monmouth County Vocational School District. Students from throughout the county attend the school.
The Monmouth University School of Science offers undergraduate degree programs in biology, chemistry, mathematics, computer science and software engineering, and M.S. graduate programs in computer science, software engineering and financial mathematics.