Certificate in Biotechnology BioBusiness

Explore management opportunities and build your business skills as you prepare for a career in 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 on October 13th, 2023!

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 on October 6th and November 3rd, 2023!!

1-6 Semesters

10 Credits

Full-Time or Part-Time

Learn the basics of business to transition from academia to the industry sector

What You’ll Learn

The Certificate in Biotechnology BioBusiness provides scientists, who would like to explore management opportunities, business skills and opportunities in the biotechnology and bio-pharmaceutical industries.

Biotechnology has catalyzed a vibrant industry that continues to be a major engine of economic growth for the US and global economies. The demand for scientists with business backgrounds to serve in managerial positions in the biotechnology industry continues to grow. The certificate aims to equip scientists with the proper training to fill managerial positions.

Degree Requirements

List of core & elective courses for the certificate program can be found here.

Degree Requirements

Course Schedule

Example full-time and part-time student course schedules are available.

Course Schedule

Certificate vs Master’s

What are the differences between the Master’s and Certificate programs?


Application Process

Apply now or learn more about the required application documents, application deadlines, tuition, available financial assistance, and answers to admissions FAQs.

Why a degree in Biotechnology?

The biotechnology industry is a vibrant growth industry that is one of the pillars of our national economy. The global industry has demonstrated a need for individuals who have combined business and science backgrounds to effectively lead life science multinational companies.