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Welcome to the Masters in Biotechnology Program

Complete your Master’s degree in just 2 semesters. Georgetown’s unique program integrates science and biotechnology-based business in the Washington, DC metro area. The program also has a part-time option to complete all degree requirements in six academic semesters. Admission in the fall or spring semester is available.

Our curriculum flexibility allows for self-discovery and career orientation. The courses provide insight to help bring career goals in focus. Defined course selections for Tracks in BioBusiness, BioScience; Drug Design and Discovery, facilitate use of science for alternative careers in academia and industry.

A highlight of the program is the capstone internship, which will allow you to gain desired work experience. Internship opportunities are available in industry or research settings in a wide variety of biotechnology companies, government agencies, academic and government research laboratories, venture capital, law firms and more.

To earn your MS degree, the biotechnology program requires you take a minimum of 30 credits in order to be proficient in the areas of Bio-business, Bio-science; Drug Design and Discovery. Required core courses such as Introduction to the Biotechnology Industry and Modern Methods in Biotechnology provide opportunities for students to be well informed regarding major biotechnology employment trends and career opportunities. Core science courses help prepare students to engage in biomedical research or pursue more advanced degrees. Our robust BioScience curriculum will prepare you for careers in research, or entrance into PhD programs or medical schools. Our BioBusiness track will prepare you for a career in business, regulatory affairs, finance or law.

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