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North Carolina Central University is home to one of the newest and most innovative biotechnology educational initiatives in the country and the only formal biotech degree program offered by a North Carolina university. The University’s Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE) is creating a pool of incredibly well-trained students ready to excel in biotechnology and biomanufacturing workplaces upon graduation. Our institute has a strong research focus, particularly in the areas of drug discovery and manufacturing technology.

In an industry where revenues have exploded from $8 billion in 1992 to over $50 billion in 2005, and job growth continues to outpace national statistics, our students will be in demand and poised to succeed. BRITE combines highly credentialed faculty with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to create an unparalleled learning environment. Students follow curriculum developed in conjunction with premiere biotech companies, participate in hands-on research and receive career counseling — all designed to create the leaders in the next wave of amazing biotech discoveries.

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North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 530-6845/5551 (office)
(919) 530-6600 (fax)


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