The Master’s for Business-Savvy Scientists
The MS in Biotechnology integrates the latest research in the biomedical sciences with entrepreneurial immersion. You will conduct impactful scholarly research while developing technology ventures under the mentorship of innovative faculty and local business leaders. With coursework in biology, regulatory science, financial analysis, management, and statistics, you will develop fluency in science and business. Students become life science technology leaders through partnerships with the American University Center for Innovation, AU’s Entrepreneurship Incubator, and external entities, including FedTech, DC I-Corps and regional biotechnology firms.
Full-time students can complete the 30-credit hour program in just 16 months. With evening, online, and summer courses, this program is also an excellent fit for part-time students and working professionals.
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