University of Maryland Global Campus

Graduate School

MS in Biotechnology: Biotechnology Management


3501 University Blvd E

Adelphi, MD 20783

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Biotechnology: Biotechnology Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

UMUC's Master of Science in Biotechnology seeks to provide a thorough grounding in management and policy issues unique to the biotechnology industry. Graduates of the program, regardless of their level of prior technical education, will have a greater grasp of the technologies currently in use in the biotechnology industry. They will understand the regulatory role of federal and state governmental agencies as well as international bodies and professional groups. They will also gain a deeper understanding of the "business of biotechnology," including financial, strategic, and human resource management in the industry. The specialization in biotechnology management covers a broad range of subjects in biotechnology (for example, commercialization, project selection and evaluation, technology management and, biomanufacturing) that provide a deep understanding of biotechnology as a commercial enterprise.


Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and certified by the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia. UMUC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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