25 Years of Excellence in Biotechnology Education and Training

Georgetown University’s unique Master of Science in Biotechnology integrates science and biotechnology-based business in a 30-credit degree. The program can be completed in just two semesters, allowing flexibility for both self-discovery and career orientation.
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Master of Science in Biotechnology

Be well versed in the science and business of biotechnology.

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Certificate in Biotechnology BioBusiness

Explore management opportunities and business skills.

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How to Apply

Learn about the application process and requirements.

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Georgetown’s Biotechnology Program offers a range of merit-based scholarships to help qualifying students fund their education.

The MS in Biotechnology program offers track options in BioBusinessBioScienceDrug Design and DiscoveryEntrepreneurship, and Industrial Sciences as well as flexibility for an Individualized Track. NEW track on Cell and Gene Therapy coming up! We focus on developing leadership skills, teamwork and entrepreneurship that are essential for career success.

A highlight of the program is the capstone internship, which allows students to gain the desired work experience. Internship opportunities are available in all the tracks that include research in industry, academic, and government laboratories and in business development, marketing, commercialization, finance, regulatory affairs, and technology transfer.


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Georgetown Biotechnology Information Session

If this is your first time hearing about the Georgetown Biotechnology Program, our Information Sessions are a great start for you! The goal of the Information Sessions is to give interested students an overview of the Georgetown Biotechnology Program and to engage in an interactive dialogue with our prospective students who are discovering the next generation of biotechnology. We look forward to meeting you virtually and to hearing your questions about the M.S. in Biotechnology. Please stay tuned to find out more about our next Information Sessions.

Georgetown Biotechnology Graduate Student Hour

If you have heard about the Georgetown Biotechnology Program and have been engaged with us during the admission process, Come ‘n Mingle with faculty, alumni, and current students to learn more about our program. We will be hosting the following webinar(s):

  • Friday, July 8th, 2022 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST.
  • We look forward to meeting you. Please RSVP here.
Experiences in Biotechnology Closing Ceremony 2019

Biotechnology for Science & Health Academy

If you have a passion for science, health, and biotechnology and would like to explore these subjects in-depth before college, here is your chance to do so with the High School Biotechnology for Science & Health Academy this summer! For more information, visit our website.


Georgetown Biotechnology Launches Two New Courses

The Georgetown Biotechnology Program is thrilled to introduce two new topics to its curriculum: new courses in Vaccine Development and Cell and Gene Therapy will cover the most current knowledge and business aspects of their fields. Courses like these will allow our students to become versed in the most cutting-edge technologies and build their skills and expertise towards 21st century needs. Students will learn the scientific, business, and regulatory modalities of vaccine development and gene therapy through these new additions to our program.

Program News

Preparing for Careers in Industry

November 22nd, 2021

Nicole Waudby , MS candidateIndustrial Sciences TrackMS in Biotechnology ProgramGeorgetown University Georgetown University ’ s MS in Biotechnology Progra…

Georgetown to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine for Students, Faculty & Staff

Georgetown University will require students, faculty and staff who return to campus this fall to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.