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Biotechnology and Management

Master the Business of Biotech

Rapid growth in biotechnology requires professionals who can successfully navigate both science and business. From developing cutting-edge health care products to figuring out how to shape policy for hazardous chemicals, they work each day to make the world healthier and safer.

With a master’s in biotechnology and management, they’re better equipped to handle those challenges.

What You'll Learn

As a graduate of the Mount’s Master of Science in Biotechnology and Management (MSB) you will be poised to assume leadership responsibilities in your organization.

Rapid growth in biotechnology requires professionals who can successfully navigate both science and business. The Mount’s program develops your advanced understanding of:

  • The process of moving products to market
  • Industry regulations
  • Project management and financial reporting
  • Ethical and critical thinking
  • Product development, marketing and personnel management

Complete the inquiry form for more information or to connect with a program advisor.

Program Highlights

The Mount’s Master of Science in Biotechnology and Management is designed for working adults.

Format and Details
Admissions and Application

Format and Details

  • Finish in only two years. 12 courses are offered in 8-week sessions, allowing you to focus on one class at a time.
  • Attend convenient classes. Meet part-time one night per week (6-9:30 p.m.). Our Frederick campus is minutes from I-70 and I-270. Hybrid and online classes may also be available.
  • Support from classmates and faculty. 24 students begin and end the program together, allowing you to connect with classmates. Classes begin in August.



Total cost of program tuition.* No additional fees.
  • Students may transfer in up to nine (9) credits
  • Based on transcript analysis, prerequisite courses may be required for an additional cost ($415* per course)
  • No application fee

Financial Aid

Students may seek financial assistance through federal and state funded programs, private loan providers, employer tuition remission or reimbursement, or deferment of undergraduate loans.
*Tuition represents 2019-20 rates which go into effect July 1, 2019. Tuition is subject to change without notice.

Admissions and Application

Classes begin: August
Application Evaluation: Year-round
Application Deadline: Four weeks prior to the start of the first course

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology
  • Students must demonstrate one of the following:
    • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher or
    • Five full years of relevant work experience.

Application Materials

  • Free online application >
  • Official undergraduate transcript(s) from all accredited four-year institutions attended after high school
  • Résumé detailing professional experience
Additional requirements for international students may be required.

Send application materials to:

Graduate Business Programs
Mount St. Mary’s University
5350 Spectrum Drive
Frederick, MD 21703


Employment Opportunities

When thinking about investing in your future its important to consider the demand for certain types of expertise and how earning a degree can help you in your field. These statistics provide a glance at what the market projects in the next few years. 

Source: The Economic Value of College Majors, a study by Georgetown University;

  • $17k average salary increase for earning a graduate degree

  • 13.8% increase in scientific management jobs in MD in 2013

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