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Master of Science in Biotechnology

Program Details

The Johns Hopkins MS in Biotechnology offers a comprehensive exploration of basic science, applied science, and lab science, with an industry focus. The program gives you a solid grounding in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, genomics, and proteomics.

Our curriculum will prepare you to engage in research, lead lab teams, make development and planning decisions, create and apply research modalities to large projects, and take the reins of management and marketing decisions.

Many students like the flexibility of the general degree; it allows them to tailor the coursework to meet their individual career goals.

The program also offers five different concentrations:

  • Biodefense
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology enterprise
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Drug discovery

Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited US college or university, or equivalent international credential
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Strong writing skills
  • History of relevant coursework and/or relevant professional experience
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Recommendations
  • Writing Sample
  • Transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Restrictions

This program is currently not accepting students from Wisconsin.