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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Georgetown Biotechnology Graduate Student Hour

On Friday, October 22nd, 2021, 12-1 pm (EST), please join us for our next Graduate Student Hour and meet our speaker, Lee Eiden, Adjunct Faculty. Chief, Section on Molecular Neuroscience at National Institutes of Health. Lee Eiden’s Biography and learn more about the Georgetown Biotechnology Experience.


Georgetown Biotechnology Information Session

The Georgetown Biotechnology Program periodically offers the Information Sessions with the latest session held on Friday, October 15th, 2021, 12-1 pm (EST). The goal of the meeting is to give you an overview of the Georgetown Biotechnology Program and to engage in an interactive dialogue with our prospective students who are discovering the next generation biotechnology. We look forward to seeing you there!


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

From Student to Scientist

October 19th, 2021

As a graduate of the 2014 Georgetown Masters in Biotechnology program , Tosin Akinyinka sat down with us to provide his insight into life both inside and outside…

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…


Georgetown Biotechnology Newsletter

October 17, 2021 Newsletter