The master of science (M.S.) in biotechnology provides students with an overarching view of modern biotechnology operations, addressing fundamental scientific and legal matters, innovative technologies and complex business issues. Students thrive in an environment rich in academic and industrial collaboration, leaving the program prepared to assume leadership roles in the biotechnology industry. Practical and results oriented, this two-year program provides the foundation necessary for succeeding and advancing in one of the fastest growing and most complex industries in the world. Top-rated UW–Madison faculty and talented business partners in Wisconsin combine their expertise to provide hands-on, problem-solving experiences while offering flexible schedules for students, including convenient weekend and evening courses.
A significant strength of the program is the diversity and experience of the student cohort entering each year.
The primary criteria used in the admission process are:
A completed application file will consist of:
The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not required for admission.
When all application materials have been received, an in-person or phone interview will be scheduled. Students admitted to the program are expected to own a laptop with wireless connectivity for use throughout their program experience.
Direct financial support from the M.S. in Biotechnology Program is not available. However, students may contact the Office of Student Financial Aid to discuss federal loan programs and other lending opportunities.
See program website for required sequence of courses.
For more information: Lynn Schroeder, Program Manager, Biotechnology Program, 510 Charmany Drive, Suite 171, Madison, WI 53719; 608-262-9753; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.ms-biotech.wisc.edu.
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