Our program is a two-year, four-semester interdisciplinary program that provides students with a multi-disciplinary background that integrates scientific, business, and ethical aspects of biotechnology. The program is intended for students who do not wish to pursue a Ph.D. but still seek a career in the industry. The curriculum focuses on a combination of biotechnology-related and MBA-level business courses. Students can start the graduate program each year in the fall or spring.
Program of Study
The program of study is planned by the student in collaboration with his or her faculty adviser during the first semester of studies.
Our curriculum integrates the fundamentals of molecular biology, technology, and business to build a comprehensive program that fully prepares graduates for jobs in the industry.
Prospective students should have a bachelor's degree in biology or chemistry. Other applicants from other science majors may also be accepted provided they have completed the following undergraduate courses:
- 2 semesters general biology
- 2 semesters general chemistry
- 1 semester organic chemistry
- 1 semester genetics
Sample Two Year Program