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 300 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:
"A curriculum like no other, integrating topics in science, business and law"
The fast-paced curriculum of the M.S. in Biotechnology program is unique in its fully integrated approach. All courses are built around team projects and extensive written and oral communication exercises.
"Powerful skills that bring the 'big picture' of life science product development into clear focus"
Success in biotechnology demands cross-functional expertise and global vision. By fusing science, business and law, the program creates a well-rounded educational experience that provides a comprehensive view of product development and delivery.
"I learned firsthand the ins and outs of biotech management"
Ryan Liermann, Class of 2005
R&D Portfolio Manager & Process Admin
"Exclusive evening/weekend courses that allow you to work full-time while enrolled"
You'll participate in convenient evening and weekend courses scheduled to accommodate challenging careers and family lives.
"Completion in less than two years"
You'll benefit from expert instruction, personalized career resources and technical support focused on one goal — helping you achieve the maximum return on your investment.
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