Why the Georgetown MS in Biotechnology?
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. NEW track in Cell and Gene Therapy! 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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Meet Georgetown Biotechnology
If this is your first time hearing about the Georgetown Biotechnology Program, our information sessions are a great start for you! We look forward to meeting you virtually at our next Information Session on Friday, February 10, at 12 p.m. EST.
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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 speaking with you!
Our next Graduate Student Hour will be in March.
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’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! We hope to see you in summer of 2023!
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.
More Program News
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Georgetown University’s Contribution to Innovation
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Advocating for Change: A Student’s Mission to Create Alternative Food Sources
April 25th, 2022
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The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Biotechnology
March 25th, 2022
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