10 months
54720 USD/year
54720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MS in Biotechnology program from Georgetown University offers track options in BioBusiness, BioScience, Drug Design and Discovery, Entrepreneurship NEW and Industrial Sciences as well as flexibility for an Individualized Track.


Georgetown University’s unique Masters in Biotechnology Program integrates science and biotechnology-based business with a 30-credit degree requirement. It can be completed in just TWO semesters, allowing both flexibility for self-discovery and career orientation.

The Program

We focus on developing leadership skills, teamwork and entrepreneurship that are essential for career success.

A highlight of the program is the capstone internship, which allows students to gain desired work experience. Internship opportunities are available in all the tracks that include research in industry, academic and government laboratories and in business development, marketing, commercialization, finance, regulatory affairs, and technology transfer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Laboratory Applications of Biotechnology
  • Core Concepts of Biochemistry
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Core Methods of Biotechnology
  • New Frontiers in Biotechnology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 4-year Bachelor's degree
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Original undergraduate transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Academic Statement of Purpose
  • TOEFL or IELTS (English-language proficiency)
  • WES evaluation for international transcripts
  • GRE recommended, but not required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27360 USD per semester during 10 months.
  • National

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27360 USD per semester during 10 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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