Biotechnology Management Certificate
Business and science is at the core of biotechnology. Through this professional graduate certificate, learn about the enterprise of biotechnology and build a foundation in management and business processes needed within the biotechnology field.
Key learning outcomes
- Build knowledge in timely topics in the life sciences, such as biomedical product development, clinical trial research, tissue engineering, nanotechnology, targeted drug delivery, monoclonal antibodies, and biomaterials.
- Develop an understanding of foundational business topics necessary for success in biotechnology management, such as leadership, project management, strategy, risk, entrepreneurship, marketing, and finance.
- Gain insight into life sciences’ industry practice, including experimental or case study design, scientific data analysis, writing and communication, ethical practices, and effective collaboration.
- Understand the strategies for research and development management, business/maintenance expansion, licensing, generic versus brand-name proprietary drug business, M&A, and entrepreneurship within the biotechnology and biopharma industries.
No application is required. You simply register for courses during our fall, spring, or summer registration periods.
Earning the Certificate
To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:
- Complete four certificate courses for graduate credit.
- Earn at least a B grade in each course.
- Complete the courses within three years.
The professional graduate certificate in Biotechnology Management requires four courses:
- Biotechnology course (choose one course from select group)
- Management course (choose one course from select group)
- Elective (choose one course from select group)
- Application of knowledge and skills course (choose one course from select group)
Courses taken before the 2016–17 academic year do not apply toward this certificate.