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Biotechnology (Biosecurity and Biodefense)

University of Maryland University College

12 months
Duration
659 USD/credit
659 USD/credit
504 USD/credit
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About

Prepare for the front lines of homeland biodefense and bioterrorism response with a master's degree in Biotechnology (Biosecurity and Biodefense) at University of Maryland University College.

Overview

The programme

Through your Biotechnology (Biosecurity and Biodefense) coursework at University of Maryland University College, you will learn how to

  • Develop preparedness and response strategies for bioterrorism simulations
  • Analyze cases of real epidemics, biowarfare, and bioethical research problems
  • Communicate current trends in biodefense policies, laws, and best practices for global interagency responses
  • Develop advanced project management skills to lead teams
  • Perform risk assessments and potential impact analyses and select treatments to handle adverse events

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Societal Issues in Biotechnology
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Bioprocessing and the Business of Biotechnology
  • Techniques of Biotechnology
  • Foundations of Project Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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

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

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

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

Funding

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