FVSU student researchers win big at ERN Conference

March 13, 2015 – Two Fort Valley State University students earned top awards at one of the largest conferences for student researchers in the country. Frank Ivey, a senior biology student, and Brandon Beaty, a senior plant science biotechnology major, …

What Is The Learning Environment?

The professors teach classes in high-tech laboratories and offer hands-on assistance. Students have the opportunity to develop grant proposals with faculty members and to present their research findings at professional seminars and conferences.…

What Are the Program Requirements?

The degree requires 36 credit hours (including 6 credit hours for a research thesis or internship) which full-time students can complete in two years. All graduate students are required to enroll in fall, spring and possibly summer sessions. Working professionals, …

What is Biotechnology?

Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary, cutting-edge science that encompasses biology, plant and animal sciences and engineering. It is used as a scientific tool for many purposes including enhancing crop yield and quality, developing pharmaceuticals, improving health and nutrition and providing new …