MS Biotechnology/MBA Dual Degree
The MS Biotechnology & Master of Business Administration Dual Degree is designed to meet the regional and national needs of a well-educated workforce in the biotechnology industry. The program’s curriculum blends key components of graduate level biological sciences with MBA courses to provide a progressive interdisciplinary program geared for future leaders in the biotechnology industry.
The program combines rigorous scientific training in biotechnology with graduate course work and experience in business disciplines. It includes foundational courses to provide a knowledge base for non-biology or non-business undergraduate majors, core courses in both the biotechnology and business disciplines, and special topics courses on cutting-edge issues. A distinguishing feature of the program is the culminating team project where students work on real-world problems through the application of biological sciences in the marketplace and the application of business strategies in the biotechnology industry. The courses are led by a dynamic combination of CI faculty and industry professionals. To accommodate working adults, courses are offered evenings & weekends, partially online (selected courses), and in accelerated formats.