Master of Science in Biotechnology Program, UW-Madison

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Fusing science, business & law.

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

Rather than stringing together preexisting departmental courses, this novel curriculum has been custom designed and continuously refined since 2002 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
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Bryan Husk
Assistant Director
Phone: (608) 265-0773
Contact Bryan Husk, Assistant Director, M.S. in Biotechnology Program, UW-Madison
Class of 2022 Schedule

Fall 2020 | Spring 2021
Fall 2021 | Spring 2022

Class of 2023 Schedule

Fall 2021 | Spring 2022
Fall 2022 | Spring 2023

Class of 2024 Schedule

Fall 2022 | Spring 2023
Fall 2023 | Spring 2024