Biomimicry Professional Program

What will your impact be? Emerge as a biomimicry leader

What does it take to become a full-time, professional biomimic? Achieve the highest, most comprehensive biomimicry training available through our Certified Biomimicry Professional (BPro) program.

This globally-renowned, one-of-a-kind, two-year program combines the Master’s of Science in Biomimicry from Arizona State University and six in-person immersion sessions that will take you around the world with a diverse, elite cohort of professionals. It was created and is led by one of founders of the biomimicry methodology, Dr. Dayna Baumeister. The application period for the 2018-2020 cohort is now open. Application is open to graduates or those currently enrolled in the MS program at ASU; see below for details.

Designed to empower change-agents passionate about a world mentored by life’s genius, our program:

  • Develops and refines an understanding of biomimicry theory, applications, and methodology
  • Leads you on a transformative learning journey that develops personal and professional leadership
  • Develops a compelling vision for your as a biomimicry thought leader in the world’s sustainable transformation

Course Instructors

Biomimicry 3.8 co-founder Dr. Dayna Baumeister

Biomimicry for Social Innovation founder Toby Herzlich

Program Format

Program Outcomes

ASU Accreditation

The online coursework portion of this program is accredited through ASU Online, and results in a Master’s of Science degree in Biomimicry. All coursework delivered by Biomimicry 3.8 instructors, who designed the program and curriculum.

Want to learn more? Check out these resources.

  1. A visual representation of the relationship between ASU and Biomimicry 3.8.
  2. A video that reviews your ASU programs options, and how ASU and B3.8 are interrelated.
  3. A course calendar and catalog

Cohort Immersion Experience

A key characteristic of a biomimicry leader is the ability to interpret and connect with nature’s complex ecosystems. Over the course of the two years, you will study the awe-inspiring genius of place during six different one-week sessions. 

Past immersion locations

Program costs

Biomimicry 3.8 is offering a limited number of $5,000 scholarships to accepted applicants that qualify for financial aid. Scholarships will be awarded on a case-by-case basis; all information and scholarship eligibility questions are in the application form below. Information about ASU scholarships and work study programs can be found here.

To read how grads have paid for Bpro, click here.

Program prerequisites

Application for the 2018-2020 cohort is open only to applicants who have graduated or have successfully been admitted to the MS program through ASU Online. ASU application and periods occur on a rolling basis, for more information click here.

Application process

Eligible applicants must apply by April 15, 2018. The program is open only to students currently enrolled or graduated from the MS in Biomimicry at ASU. More details and instructions are included in the application.

Biomimicry ushers in an era based not on what we can extract from nature, but on what we can learn from her. This shift from learning about nature to learning from nature requires a new method of inquiry.

— Janine Benyus, Biomimicry 3.8 Co-Founder
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