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University of Maryland, Baltimore County


The Master’s of Professional Studies in Biotechnology prepares science professionals to fill management and leadership roles in Washington, DC and Maryland biotech-related companies or agencies.

UMBC's Master's in Biotechnology curriculum is intended to address changes in the needs of the biotechology industry through experiential learning. By providing advanced instruction in the life sciences, in addition to coursework in regulatory affairs, students earn their Master's in Biotechnology while gaining skills in leadership, biotech management, and financial management in a life science-oriented business.

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Dr. Annica Wayman Associate Dean for Shady Grove Affairs 301-738-6092

Office of Professional Programs Contact for Admissions Related Questions 301-738-6081

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