Learn about the program's unique curriculum, world-class faculty and convenient schedule. In just two years, you can earn your degree while still working full-time.
Richard Moss, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Basic Research, Biotechnology and Graduate Studies
Executive Director and Co-founder, M.S. in Biotechnology Program
Kurt Zimmerman, M.S.
Director, Industry Engagement, SMPH
Director, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
Natalie Betz, Ph.D.
Associate Director and Faculty Instructor, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
Bryan Husk, M.A.
Assistant Director, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
Michele Smith, MS SCT(ASCP)
Program Manager, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
The Master of Science of Biotechnology Program brings together the expertise of the University of Wisconsin's world-class faculty, and the applied experience of the region's most successful biotechnology leaders from private industry.
Natalie Betz, Ph.D.
Associate Director and Faculty Instructor
Master of Science in Biotechnology
Dave Lewis, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer (former)
UW Carbone Cancer Center
The M.S. in Biotechnology program has over 350 alumni since its first graduates in 2004.
Each year the value of the alumni network strengthens as more students graduate and grow their careers.
Alumni by Graduating Class:
Organizations spend significant time and resources attempting to map out effective strategies to outperform competitors and achieve lasting success.
How does a firm choose which technologies to develop—and which strategic partners are the best fit?
This course tackles critical management issues in the industry and explores how senior leaders manage knowledge, weigh bundles of potential opportunities, make choices and deal with uncertainty.
By deepening your understanding of business strategies, you'll be prepared to understand firm-level strategic development and apply strategy principles in day-to-day operations.
Here are some of the topics taught in this course:
Session 1: Course Introduction, Classic Business Strategies
Session 2: Strategic Analysis Frameworks
Session 3: Multi-business Strategy; Mergers and Acquisitions
Session 4: Global Strategy
Session 5: Dynamic Strategies
Session 6: R&D Management Strategies
Session 7: Advanced Negotiation Strategies
Prospective StudentsBiotech at UW-Madison
Students & AlumniAlumni Success Stories