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The Graduate College at Rush University Master of Science in Biotechnology
The Graduate College at Rush University

Master of Science in Biotechnology

Chicago, USA

2 Semesters


Full time

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USD 18,113 / per semester *


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Our accelerated full-time Master of Science in Biotechnology program will provide you with excellent training for your future career in biomedical or medical sciences. The biotechnology courses in this nine-month program are designed for discovery. They range from core biomedical science classes, laboratory practice, and experimental design to communications and biomedical research strategies. Biotechnology program students also participate in Interprofessional Education through a University course. The work is translational and hands-on and relevant to this growing field, giving you the knowledge and the skill set to be competitive and successful after graduation in entering doctoral programs in research or health care or to secure a job in private industry or academia.

Quick Facts

  • Program Type: Full-Time
  • Location: On-Campus
  • Length: 2 Semesters
  • Class size: 34

Biotechnology program highlights

  • Our program helps you to develop a wide range of knowledge and skills:
  • Study comprehensive course work in the life sciences, including biochemistry, molecular genetics, cell and tissue biology, systems physiology and pharmacology
  • Learn basic research skills including research design, data management, scientific writing and application of the latest techniques and methods to research
  • Gain certification in Good Laboratory Practices, which involves setting up, maintaining and working in a laboratory under federal regulations
  • Develop communication and management skills in the laboratory environment
  • Participate in interprofessional teams to learn the skills to be a valuable member of these teams
  • Prepare for additional studies in science or medicine

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