Biotechnology is fueling advancements in healthcare and beyond. Prepare for the business or science side of this fast-growing field with the comprehensive MS in Biotechnology program at Johns Hopkins University.

Degree Type:
Master of Science
Entry Terms:
Fall, Spring, and Summer
Mode of Study:
On Campus, Online
Baltimore, MD
10 courses
Time to Complete:
12 – 36 months
Visa Eligible

MS in Biotechnology Program Overview

Life sciences. Technology. Business.

Biotechnology is about making discoveries that make the world a better place, and about bringing those concepts to life… and into the market. Spanning industries, including pharmaceuticals, agriculture, healthcare, environment, energy, national security, biotechnology covers roles from the R&D lab, product development, and manufacturing to sales, marketing, finance, and law.

This robust graduate program at Johns Hopkins University offers concentrations and elective courses that result in a degree designed to fit your career aspirations.

Study on Your Terms

Designed for both part-time and full-time students, this biotechnology master’s program offers you the flexibility to take classes online or on-campus in the evenings and on weekends.

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Why to Pursue an MS in Biotechnology at Hopkins

Learn From Leading Researchers

Exciting things are happening in the biotechnology labs at Johns Hopkins. You’ll learn from experts who are actively researching, making discoveries, and publishing in an evolving field.

Explore Concentrations and Courses

Customize your program with electives based on your professional and scientific interests. You may also concentrate in one of six areas, including biodefense, regulatory affairs, or drug discovery.

Join a Diverse, Successful Scientific Community

When you enroll at Johns Hopkins, you become part of an international community of biotechnology, research, and medical professionals who work in labs, universities, and companies around the world.

Share Your Discoveries: The Research Symposium

Each May our graduate students are invited to showcase their independent research. The annual event features poster presentations, a notable guest speaker, and more.

MS in Biotechnology and MBA Dual Degree

The MS in Biotechnology/MBA is one of the nation’s first and largest dual graduate degree programs in biotechnology and business. The program allows you to earn two advanced degrees in less time than it takes to earn them separately.

Take the Next Step

Prepare yourself with the latest knowledge and experiences to excel across the greater biotechnology industry.

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