About Us

The Biotechnology Program continues to undergo expansion in offering a merger of Bioscience and Biobusiness. The MS in Biotechnology program is the most established with a track record in the department and the Georgetown University School of Medicine.

The Biotechnology Program has a presence on the third floor of the Basic Science Building and has additional facilities in other parts of the Medical Center. Program resources are enriched through a broad range of collaborative studies with investigators at the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Defense, and other well-known government research institutions and the Biotechnology industry in the Washington metropolitan area. These collaborations allow access to a wide spectrum of expertise and state-of-the-art technologies.The Amgen Foundation granted a two-year funding to improve biotechnology education for grades 6-12 in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

The Biotechnology Program  prepares M.S. students for successful careers as investigators in biomedical sciences, the biotechnology industry and for other advanced degrees in science, law, business and medicine.