Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Johns Hopkins University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
4675 USD/year
4675 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This exciting new Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship program from Johns Hopkins University brings together a strong science foundation with biotechnology enterprise and entrepreneurship, providing a unique educational venue for scientists to better understand the entire biotechnology enterprise and issues unique to the industry.


The Johns Hopkins University's Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship program is intended for biotechnology professionals who want a career beyond the laboratory within an existing biotechnology organization or for those who dream of starting a new biotechnology enterprise. The curriculum will provide you with the interdisciplinary foundation to address the enterprise and regulatory challenges organizations face in the biotechnology industry.

You’ll complete 10 graduate courses, including a final practicum course to gain real-world experience. You may choose three electives across a broad range of science, enterprise and regulatory courses. You can also complete a concentration in legal/regulatory affairs.

As a graduate, you’ll have the expertise to:

  • Formulate strategies that reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the biotechnology industry in the areas of science, regulation and enterprise.
  • Develop and carry out appropriate leadership strategies to achieve company goals and objectives.
  • Create financial and funding strategies for success under various economic situations.
  • Demonstrate principles of human interrelationships to research, design and development activities, with emphasis upon principles of communication.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Proseminar in Biotechnology
  • Translational Biotechnology: From Intellectual Property to Licensing
  • Managing and Leading Biotechnology Professionals or Leading Change in Biotechnology
  • Marketing Aspects of Biotechnology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended that students submit all of their application materials at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the semester. 




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Online Application
  • Upload the following required materials to the Online Application: 500-word Statement of Purpose, Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Submit the application and pay the $75 fee when you have uploaded all necessary materials (listed above).
  • Upload unofficial copies of transcripts to the application. 
  • Mail in official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate coursework completed within the US only.
  • If you have international coursework, send in the course-by-course credential evaluation. 
  • If English is your second language, you may be required to take the TOEFL or IELTS examination. Visit the International Applicants page to learn more. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4675 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4675 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4675 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4675 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
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