Master of Science in Biotechnology Program, UW-Madison

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Fusing science, business & law.

The M.S. in Biotechnology is a powerful two-year curriculum for working professionals that integrates science, business and law.

Rather than using preexisting departmental courses, this novel curriculum has been custom designed to fulfill the program's mission of preparing students to lead the development and commercialization of emerging biotechnologies.

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Courses are team taught by a combination of university experts and private industry leaders, providing a unique blend of theoretical and functional knowledge that students can apply immediately to their careers.

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Ryan Liermann, Class of 2005 Featured Alumni Case Study

"Where there are breakthroughs in science, there are legal concerns."

Gabe Gross, Class of 2004
Business Trial Attorney and Partner
Latham & Watkins

Questions? Contact Kurt

Kurt Zimmerman
Phone: (608) 262-0685
Class of 2016 Schedule

Fall 2014 | Spring 2015
Fall 2015 | Spring 2016

Class of 2017 Schedule

Fall 2015 | Spring 2016
Fall 2016 | Spring 2017

Class of 2018 Schedule

Fall 2016 | Spring 2017
Fall 2017 | Spring 2018