Biotechnology

Georgetown University’s unique Master's in Biotechnology Program integrates science and biotechnology-based business with a 30-credit degree requirement. It can be completed in just two semesters, allowing both flexibility for self-discovery and career orientation.

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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Fall 2021 New Student Orientation

Join us on Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 for our new student orientation session at 1:00 pm in Pre-Clinical LA4. Refreshments will be served. See you soon!


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.


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 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.


The Georgetown Biotechnology Program

The MS in Biotechnology program offers track options in BioBusinessBioScienceDrug Design and DiscoveryEntrepreneurship, and Industrial Sciences as well as flexibility for an Individualized Track. 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.


Program News

A Chat with a Grad

September 15th, 2021

We recently had the great opportunity to catch up with Tierney Sovic , a 2020 graduate of the MS in Biotechnology Program . She shared her experiences in the…

Women in Science: Celebrating Diversity

June 23rd, 2021

Women have been battling for equal rights for decades , including pay , access to higher education , and equal recognition in their field compared to their male co…