Master of Science in Biotechnology Program, UW-Madison

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Natalie Betz with students in the lab.

25-minute Program Overview
Recorded Presentation

Learn about the M.S. in Biotechnology, a professional degree designed specifically for people working in the biotech industry.

From: The Tuesday, April 27, 2021 live webinar

Hear Natalie Betz, Associate Director, tell about the M.S. in Biotechnology program. Details on curriculum, career outcomes, and the application process will be shared.

Interested in More?

Watch the "Alumni Insight: Biotechnology" May 26, 2021 webinar featuring six M.S. in Biotechnology alumni from 2009 to 2021 discussing strategies for career success in the biotechnology industry.

The advanced degree for the biotech industry
The M.S. in Biotechnology degree at the UW-Madison is a two-year interdisciplinary program with exclusive evening/weekend courses designed for working professionals. Success in biotechnology demands cross-functional expertise and global vision. Graduates are prepared to accelerate their careers with these skills. Courses are conveniently sited off campus at the University Research Park.

Benefit to employers
The program's innovative curriculum integrates topics in science, business, regulatory policy and law and prepares students to lead the development and commercialization of new biotechnology products. Project-based courses enrich the student's learning experience and offer immediate returns to employers.

The students
Applicants with work experience are preferred, but a wide variety of professionals are admitted, including scientists, clinicians, attorneys, project managers, engineers, IT professionals, and sales and business associates. The student cohort diversity parallels real-world teams encountered in the biotechnology industry.

The faculty
Courses are team taught by a combination of university experts and private industry leaders, providing a valuable blend of theoretical and functional knowledge that students can apply immediately to their careers. Complementing the core faculty is an extensive list of world-renowned guest speakers that offer students invaluable networking opportunities.

Questions? Contact Bryan

Bryan Husk
Assistant Director
Phone: (608) 265-0773
Contact Bryan Husk, Assistant Director, M.S. in Biotechnology Program, UW-Madison