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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. This program combines science and technology with business savvy to gain the ultimate skill set and maximum career flexibility. Whether you are new to the field, changing careers, or looking to move up in your current organization, look no further for a respected master's degree that can open doors for you on the cutting edge of biotechnology.

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