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Biotechnology with Biotechnology Management Specialization

University of Maryland Global Campus

12 months
659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
504 USD/credit 18144 USD/year
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Join the award-winning University of Maryland University College Master of Science in Biotechnology with Biotechnology Management Specialization program, called "the science MBA" by the New York Times. Build a powerful skill set in both business and biology to become a sought-after professional with a master's degree in biotechnology.


In the Biotechnology with Biotechnology Management Specialization specialization in University of Maryland University College's graduate biotechnology program, you'll develop a deep understanding of the molecular science behind biotechnology while also building an advanced skill set in business management, marketing, and financial analysis. You can gain actual management experience through your coursework by working on a team for an organization in the biotechnology sector.

Through your coursework, you will learn how to

  • Assess your organization's needs for capital, personnel, technology, and marketing
  • Evaluate forecasts, cost effectiveness, and performance of biotech projects
  • Weigh the advantages and disadvantages of forming international ventures
  • Interpret bioinformatic data and understand the latest technical advances in biotechnology
  • Comprehend the economics of bioprocessing, regulatory affairs, and different global business models used in biotechnology
  • Implement advanced project management skills to lead a successful team

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Societal Issues in Biotechnology
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Bioprocessing and the Business of Biotechnology
  • Techniques of Biotechnology
  • Foundations of Project Management
  • Commercializing Biotechnology in Early-Stage Ventures
  • Selection and Evaluation of Biotechnology Projects
  • Biotechnology and the Regulatory Environment
  • Marketing Management
  • Principles of Technology Management
  • Economics and Financial Analysis for Technology Managers

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
  • English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 12 months.


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