25 Years of Excellence

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.

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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Learn about the application process and requirements.

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Meet 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! It is a great opportunity to gather more information about the program, learn about faculty and staff, and make sure the program is a good fit. You’ll be able to walk away from the session confident in your next steps toward earning your degree.

We look forward to meeting you virtually at our upcoming Information Session this year!

Graduate Student Hour

If you are applying to our program and have already been engaged with us during the admission process, we invite you to meet our faculty, alumni, and current students virtually to learn more about our program.

We look forward to meeting you virtually at our upcoming Graduate Student Hours!

Why the Georgetown MS in Biotechnology?

The MS in Biotechnology program offers track options in BioBusinessBioScience, NEW Cell and Gene TherapyDrug 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.

Keep up with our latest announcements on social media!

Scholarships & Funding

In addition to the MS Biotechnology merit-based scholarship for which all applicants are automatically considered, there are a number of funding opportunities available for prospective students. Applications for these scholarships are due 14 days after you submit a program application.

Georgetown Biotechnology Students Network at Maryland’s Annual Bio Innovation Conference

MS Biotechnology Program Director, Dr Ivica Labuda, and students all smiled at the Bio Innovation Conference

Students and faculty from Georgetown University’s MS in Biotechnology Program attended the Maryland Life Sciences Bio Innovation Conference held on October 30th, 2023. The Maryland Life Sciences Bio Innovation Conference is hosted by a division within the Maryland Tech Council. This annual conference gathers top life science professionals in industry and academia from the DC-Maryland area, including leaders from global brands, scientists, venture capitalists, and startups.

Alumni in the News

During the PAREXEL Global Site Solutions Summit 2023, Georgetown Biotechnology alumni shone like big stars among the best performers. 

Fun and friendship forever: pictured Nick Ryan, Stephanie Sturm, Lauren Deehan, Andrew Backman, Manbir Singh and Sara Ashley (L-R).

Alumni Gathering

Several of our 2019 graduates had a chance to catch up this summer, which is infused with its own sense of energy and excitement. No matter where they are in the world, reuniting, celebrating and creating new memories are fondly embraced by our alumni community.


25-Year Milestone

Georgetown’s MS in Biotechnology celebrates 25 years of Excellence in Biotechnology Education and Training.

Read the article in the Summer 2022 issue of Georgetown Health.

Biotechnology for Science & Health Academy

Our Biotechnology for Science & Health Academy this summer was a huge success! The academy allows high school students to explore the subjects of science, health, and biotechnology in-depth before college! As a part of our program, our students got the chance to tour QIAGEN’s Germantown campus. A big thank you to QIAGEN for hosting us and our students and Ezekiel Kelley at BioBuzz for writing about our visit! Read more about our visit HERE

Georgetown Biotechnology Launches New Track

The Georgetown Biotechnology Program is thrilled to introduce a new track: Cell and Gene Therapy, to its curriculum. Revolutionary cell and gene therapy topics discussed in this track will allow our students to become versed in the most cutting-edge technologies and build their skills and expertise towards 21st century needs. The track offers great insights into various significant promise to treat life threatening diseases. Students will learn the scientific, business, and regulatory modalities of vaccine development and gene therapy through these new additions to our program.

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