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Biotechnology Master’s Degree: Career Opportunities & Paths

The rapidly growing field of biotechnology offers a host of career opportunities in fields that range from agriculture to healthcare to national security. Earning a master’s in biotechnology can help put you on a career path that allows you to advance in your field.

Thought Leadership

Empowering Environmental Leaders in a Changing World

To address issues like climate change, habitat loss, and water scarcity, the next generation of environmental leaders will need an understanding of the science behind the problems and the technologies to help solve them. Program Director Cassandra Hansen shares how the Environmental Sciences and Policy Program helps students forge a path in the field. Read more

Preparing the Next Generation of Biotech Leaders

Computational biophysicist Christopher Skipwith helms a dynamic biotechnology graduate program that equips students to excel in an ever-evolving industry. Read more

Equipping the Intelligence Analysts of Tomorrow

Preparing intelligence analysts to excel in a rapidly changing world is no small task. Program Director Michael Ard shares thoughts on how a graduate program gets the job done. Read more

Building on Strength in JHU’s Applied Economics Program

Hear from seasoned economist and educator Prakash Loungani on how JHU’s long-standing Applied Economics programs builds on its strengths while adapting to a changing landscape. Read more

Mastering Your Future

How to Choose a Graduate Program That’s Right for You

Wondering where to start when choosing a graduate program from among the many options? Learn how to develop your criteria, create your list, and evaluate program requirements. Read more

What is Regulatory Science?

Ethics, public health, and medicine intersect with compliance, consumer safety, and public health in regulatory science. Learn about potential career paths and the value of this master’s degree. Read more

How to Become an Immersive Storyteller

Learn how the MA in Film and Media program’s Immersive Storytelling and Emerging Technologies concentration helps you develop the skills and knowledge to elevate yourself to the cutting edge of innovation. Read more

Explore Careers in Regenerative and Stem Cell Technologies

The skills and expertise gained through a regenerative and stem cell technologies graduate program can open the door to a host of careers. Learn what this master’s degree can do for you. Read more

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