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Enrollment and success at Gloucester Biotechnology Academy does not require formal training in the sciences. We will provide the basic science and math skills necessary to work with confidence in a technical lab setting.


Gloucester Biotechnology Academy prerequisites:

  • High school diploma or GED earned between 2008 and 2018.
  • Aptitude and experience with hands-on work.
  • Ability to read and comprehend specific instructions.
  • Curiosity about science and analytical data methods.
  • Maturity to excel in a culture that requires detailed methods, meticulous notes, precise timing, and conscientious follow through.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Application Process

We are pleased to announce that the Class of 2018 is full! Applications for the Class of 2019 will be accepted and reviewed beginning in January 2018. Please note, students enrolling in the Class of 2019 will be charged a nominal tuition to attend Gloucester Biotechnology Academy.

A completed application consists of the following:

  • General Application Form (available Jan 2018)
  • Personal reflection (300-500 words)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • Interview (contact John Doyle to schedule)

Please submit the documents listed above to:

John Doyle, Education Director
Gloucester Biotechnology Academy
55 Blackburn Center
Gloucester, MA 01930


Please feel free to contact John Doyle at any point in the application process with questions.

Notification letters will be sent to applicants after completing the application process. Accepted students are asked to sign and return the Letter of Commitment to secure a place in the class.


Gloucester Biotechnology Academy will award certificates to those graduates who:

• Complete Semesters I and II, meeting attendance and skill assessment requirements.
• Complete a paid internship (with recommendation letter provided by internship mentor).
• Demonstrate career skills necessary for employment in a professional work environment.

Our mission is to conduct world-class marine biotechnology
research which expands the regional economy.

Contact Us

Gloucester Marine
Genomics Institute

2 Blackburn Center
Gloucester, MA 01930

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