Master of Biotechnology

Integrating Science and Business

The Professional Science Master of Biotechnology Program (MBT) integrates advanced, hands-on training in laboratory-based biotechnologies with MBA-level business courses from the College of Business. The Department of Biological Sciences is highly regarded in the Silicon Valley for providing outstanding laboratory-based training, and the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business programs have been accreditied by the prestigious AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), an acheivement earned by less than 5% of business schools worldwide. 

Through elective choices, students supplement the core program with additional hands-on science or MBA courses to support their career goals. MBT program graduates are highly trained individuals who have had direct exposure to the biotechnology corporate world and are ready to make immediate contributions to biotechnology companies. Graduates have been hired for research, product development, marketing, regulatory affairs, clinical affairs, project management, quality control, and other types of positions.

 This formal two-year degree program:

  • Prepares highly motivated students for successful biotechnology careers  immediately after graduation.

  • Provides an essential understanding of the biotechnology corporate environment and its current trends through a professional identity building experience.
  • Develops students into integrated thinkers ready for the fast-paced biotech industry