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Master of Science in Biotechnology

Program Details

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers the online Master of Science in Biotechnology which combines science, business and technology coursework in order to provide professionals with a broad range of skill sets. Students will have the opportunity to complete a hands-on project in partnership with a biotech company, in addition to working with industry leaders.

UMUC offers the following specializations:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biosecurity and Biodefense
  • Biotechnology Management
  • Biotechnology Regulatory Affairs


  • Official transcript indicating completion of a bachelor’s (or higher) degree from a regionally accredited degree-granting university or college
  • Recommendation: molecular biology background

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education