Full or Part-time Option: Students can be admitted for full-time and part- time.
Enrollment Options:Fall or Spring
Length of Program:
- Full-time: one academic year
- Part-time: maximum of 3 years
Biotechnology is emerging as one of the fastest growing sectors of the global economy. Advances fueled by the biotechnology industry have revolutionized health care, agriculture and environmental remediation for the 21st century. Over the last four decades, biotechnology has affected all aspects of our society and the world.
Georgetown University offers a curriculum that reflects the multidisciplinary nature of biotechnology, integrating content and lab-based experimental science courses with an emphasis on BioBusiness or BioScience tracks. On a full-time basis, students can complete the requirements in one academic year.
Internships, described in the course descriptions, are available in biotechnology companies, government agencies, law firms, venture capital firms, and non-profit organizations. For the Bio Science track, students may select research laboratories in the biotechnology industry or at the Georgetown University Medical Center.
Hallmarks of the Program
Preparation for careers in various aspects of Biotechnology and the Biomedical Sciences
Transition to various doctorate or other advanced educational programs
Internships in academic research and industry laboratories
Flexibility to pursue full-time and part-time studies
Customized programs for professionals making career transitions
Elective courses from the Medical Center, Mcdonough School of Business and other Georgetown graduate programs