Business and Science

Keck Graduate Institute

Master On Campus
12 months
39900 USD/year
39900 USD/year
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The two-year Master of Business and Science program at Keck Graduate Institute prepares graduates for influential careers in the bioscience industry through graduate level business and science courses and hands-on experience in biotech, pharmaceutical, and healthcare companies.


The Master of Business and Science program at Keck Graduate Institute hosts students from a diverse set of experiences and backgrounds that share a common goal of becoming professionals in roles that influence and improve healthcare.

Teams of students work together on coursework that provides both the breadth and the depth of knowledge needed for their future careers. The interdisciplinary curriculum is designed with the input of industry advisors to prepare students with the precise skills that are sought after in the job market.

Students develop and practice professional skills through opportunities such as regularly occurring industry talks, industry sponsored projects, access to advisory council members, advising from KGI alum, recruiting events, and more.

We measure the success of our program by the successes of our alumni, and, we are proud to share our record of achievement.

  • 90% of alumni placed in the industry within 6 months of graduation
  • Careers in diverse functional areas across multiple life science industries
  • 70% of graduates earn their first job through a direct KGI connection
  • Over $150,000 average salary of alumni 3+ years post-graduation

Positions span industries such as biologics, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices as well as functional roles such as consulting, research and development, conducting clinical trials, project management, marketing, and strategy.

Industry Experience

The MBS program emphasizes industry experiences throughout the curriculum, both within courses and directly. In the first semester, students complete a professional development course including attending skills workshops, industry talks, and company info sessions.

In the summer between the first and second year, students get first-hand industry experience during their required summer internship. The internship serves as a launching point into their future careers.

In the second year, students take part in the Team Master’s Project, the capstone of the MBS program in which teams of three to six students work with sponsoring companies in a consulting capacity to solve real problems.

Programme Structure

Students may focus their studies further by choosing one of five concentrations:

  • Bioprocessing
  • Biotech Management
  • Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
  • Medical Devices and Diagnostics
  • Pharmaceutical Discovery and Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Rolling admissions 




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • English Language Proficiency
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Admission Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39900 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    39900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39900 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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