In today’s aggressive biotechnology business environment, there’s an increasing demand for leaders who understand both the science and business of biotechnology. The MS in Biotechnology/MBA is one of the nation’s first dual graduate degree programs in biotechnology and business. Graduates earn two Johns Hopkins degrees, mastering areas such as biochemistry, biostatistics, and bioinformatics while developing critical business skills in areas such as accounting, finance, negotiation, regulatory and legal matters.

Program Information

Course Locations The MS in Biotechnology portion of the degree may be completed fully online or on-site at our Homewood or Montgomery County campus locations.
The MBA portion of the degree may be completed in a combined online and on-site format at the Carey Business School in Washington, DC or Baltimore, MD.
Available 100% Online *Yes
Entry Terms Fall, Spring or Summer semester
Degree Requirements 31 courses (10 for the MS in Biotechnology; 21 for the MBA)
Tuition and Fees Tuition for the MS in Biotechnology portion of the degree in the 2019-2020 academic year is $4,495 per course. Please note: 2019-2020 tuition rates are tentative pending approval by the Board of Trustees. More information.
Tuition rates for the MBA are available on the Carey Business School website.

The Johns Hopkins MS in Biotechnology/MBA—offered through the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Carey Business School—allows you to earn two advanced degrees in less time than it takes to earn them separately. The program is specially designed to fit the schedules of working adults, following a curriculum sequence that allows you to complete both degrees in three years.

One of the largest biotechnology and business programs in the nation, it’s ideally situated in the Shady Grove Life Sciences Center and near federal research and regulatory agencies. The program capitalizes on the strengths of leading experts, Johns Hopkins academics, and a diverse student body.


State-specific Information for Online Programs

*Note: Students should be aware of state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative.