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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The Staff and Faculty of the Biotechnology Program stand in support and solidarity with the statement made by the President of Georgetown University, regarding current social unrest.

Please see here for a full message from President DeGioia.

The MS in Biotechnology program offers track options in BioBusiness, BioScience, Drug Design and Discovery, Entrepreneurship, 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.

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Virtual Biotechnology Graduate Student Hour

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 (6 – 7 p.m.)

Hitreshi Choksi, Alum S18, BioBusiness. Hitreshi Choksi’s Biography.

Diba Zomorrodi, Alum S17, BioScience. Diba Zomorrodi’s Biography.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 (12 – 1 p.m.)

Richard Ascione, PhD. CEO, President OnkoLogix USA LTD and ImmunoLogix LTD USA and CSO of OnkoRx in Beijing China. Director, Equity Research, Fairlook Investment Advisors LLC. MD/PhD from New York University – Bellevue. Richard Ascione’s Biography.

Amanda Hershberger, Alum 2014. Business Development, Parexal Biotechnology. Amanda Hershberger’s Biography.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 (6 – 7 p.m.)

Stephen Sullivan, Adjunct Faculty Course Director: Drug Development from Discovery to Post-Approval. Stephen Sullivan’s Biography.
Sarah Aminov, Alum 2019 (BioScience Track)
Attending Albert Einstein College of Medicine this fall to pursue a PhD in biomedical sciences. Sarah Aminov’s Biography.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 (12 – 1 p.m.)

Peter Sykora, Ph.D – Adjunct Faculty. Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Amelia Technologies. Peter Sykora’s Biography.
Avneet Heer – Alum 2016. BioBusiness. Avneet Heer’s Biography.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 (6 – 7 p.m.)

Charles Dormer, M.Phil, MS – Adjunct Faculty. Strategic Leadership in Science & Technology. Charles Dormer’s Biography.
Rebecca Ursin, MS – Alum Spring 2016. 4th year PhD candidate Biochemistry & Molecular Biology program Johns Hopkins. Rebecca Ursin’s Biography.
Russell Sillmon, MS – Alum Spring 2019. Battelle, Business Develpoment | Marketing Manager. Russell Sillmon’s Biography.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 (12 – 1 p.m.)

Ivica Labuda, PhD. Biokeys for Flavors, LLC and NovaKera, LLC
Emily Winters, Spring 2017.
Spark Therapeutics, Clinical Trial Study Manager