Why Choose the Online UW Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology Degree?
Whether your experience is in healthcare, agriculture, or industry—you will learn how to bring the best of biotechnology innovation to market, where it can do the most good.
Get Real-World Experience
Employers want to hire professionals with the right combination of knowledge and experience. That’s why the curriculum concludes with a capstone course. You’ll have the opportunity to complete a project for an actual workplace or other professional setting and apply what you’ve learned in the program to a real-world problem. Students often discover rewarding job opportunities and professional connections through their capstone experience.
Your Education, Your Path
You’ll acquire a foundation in the principles and techniques of biotechnology and choose one or more specialization tracks—Quality Assurance and Compliance, Business Management, or Research and Development. You can tailor your degree to match your career goals.
Biotech is Booming
With an advanced degree in applied biotechnology, you can be part of the exciting growth in the biotechnology field. According to the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, since 2001 U.S. bioscience companies have increased employment by 19 percent and wage growth for the industry consistently exceeds other occupations.