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Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #24 (QS) , MD, | Online
A successful biotechnology enterprise depends on trained professionals who understand science and who are also skilled in the complexities of biotechnology commercialization. 

About

This exciting new program 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 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.

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      • 12 – 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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

    4322 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4322 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4322 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4322 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Baltimore

  • 1240 - 2100 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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