Master of Science in Biotechnology

Master of Science in Biotechnology

 

About the MSBT Program

The Master of Science in Biotechnology degree provides a foundation in the scientific and business components needed to advance biotechnologies. The goal of the MSBT program is to develop comprehensive knowledge in bioscience, core technologies, and analytical methods used to support biotechnology enterprises. This 35-credit hour, 12-month online degree is designed to give working professionals the flexibility to pursue advance training in biotechnology by offering comprehensive coursework and training needed for career advancement.

Who

Prospective students interested in the MSBT program at Morehouse School of Medicine.

What

This 35-credit hour MSBT degree is designed to prepare graduates for careers in government, academic and industry laboratories, and serve as a pathway to advance training via online learning and practical apprenticeships. The program offers students a unique combination of courses in science, laboratory, regulatory, and business fundamentals and practical learning experiences through a distinct online learning platform and hands on technical apprenticeships.

Where

Online anywhere

Why

New discoveries in biotechnology is transforming life as we know it. The field intersects biology and technology and continues to lead new product development and commercialization designed to enrich lives. From drug development to the production of biologics, from plant and animal science to medical devices - biotechnology is everywhere. Biotechnology addresses many global problems such as climate change, aging, food security, and infectious disease, just to name a few. As a result, job growth of the biotechnology workforce is one of the fastest growing sectors globally (Bureau of Labor Statistics).

When

Online Course Calendar 2019

 

Start Date

Finish Date

Final Grades Posted

Spring 2019
(Terms I & II)

Monday, Jan. 7 Friday, March 1 March 6
Monday, March 4 Friday, April 26 May 1

Summer 2019
(Terms I & II)

Monday, May 6 Friday, June 28 July 3
Monday, July 1 Friday, Aug. 23 Aug. 28

Fall 2019
(Terms I & II)

Monday, Sept. 2 Friday, Oct. 25   Oct. 30  
Monday, Oct. 28 Friday, Dec. 20   Dec. 27 

Deadlines

Cohorts will begin during the fall and spring quarters. Applications for the Spring 2019 cohort are due December 1, 2018. Spring 2019 cohort deadlines:

  • Applications open - June 1, 2018
  • Applications close - Dec. 1, 2018
  • Classes begin - Jan. 7, 2019

How

The MSBT will teach biotechnology workers who are currently working in this field to advance their careers through training or those looking to pursue a career in this field. The program is an innovative way to train a segment of the biotechnology workforce and inspire inquiring students to pursue the MSBT degree.

Admissions and Tuition Information

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Curriculum

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Virtual Information Session

To learn more about our MSBT program, feel free to attend one of our virtual information sessions. 

  • Jan. 9          1011 a.m.
  • Feb. 13        2–3 p.m.
  • March 13    1011 a.m.
  • April 10        2–3 p.m.
  • May 15        1011 a.m.
  • June 12        2–3 p.m.
 
 

 

Contact

Pamela Woods
Program Manager, MSBT
(404) 756-8643
pwoods@msm.edu