Course Schedule

Course availability for the online UW Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology program varies each fall, spring, and summer. Note: course offerings are subject to change due to fluctuating enrollment.

View sample academic plans of study based on semester start date.

View UW Applied Biotechnology course descriptions.

If you are a current student, please consult with your campus adviser prior to registration.

Fall 2020

Registration opens: April 13, 2020
Course preview week: September 1, 2020
Course dates: September 8-December 18, 2020

ABT 700: Principles of Biotechnology
ABT 705: Ethics, Safety, and Regulatory Environments in Biotechnology
ABT 710: Professional and Technical Communication in Biotechnology
ABT 715: Techniques in Biotechnology
ABT 720: Experimental Design and Analysis in Biotechnology
ABT 725: Leadership in Organizations

Spring 2021

Registration/Permission numbers available: November 9, 2020
Course preview week: January 19-25, 2021
Semester dates: January 26-May 7, 2021

ABT 700: Principles of Biotechnology
ABT 705: Ethics, Safety, and Regulatory Environments in Biotechnology
ABT 720: Experimental Design and Analysis in Biotechnology
ABT 725: Leadership in Organizations
ABT 735: Quality Control and Validation Prerequisites: ABT 700, ABT 705, ABT 710
ABT 740: Regulatory Compliance and Regulation Prerequisites: ABT 700, ABT 705, ABT 710
ABT 750: Biotechnology Marketing and Entrepreneurship
ABT 755: Global Operations and Supply Chain Management
ABT 765: Assessing Innovation in Biotechnology Prerequisites: ABT 700
ABT 770: Product Development Prerequisites: ABT 700, ABT 715

Summer 2021

Registration/Permission numbers available: March 8, 2021
Course preview week: May 25–31, 2021
Semester dates: June 1-August 13, 2021

ABT 700: Principles of Biotechnology
ABT 710: Professional and Technical Communication in Biotechnology
ABT 715: Techniques in Biotechnology Prerequisite: ABT 700
ABT 745: Industrial Applications in Regulatory Affairs Prerequisites: ABT 735, ABT 740
ABT 760: Quality and Project Management Prerequisites: ABT 720, ABT 725
ABT 775: Tools for Data Analysis Prerequisites: ABT 705, ABT 715
ABT 789: Pre-Capstone Prerequisites: Completion of courses within the core and at least one track or co-requisite with final course in track.

Fall 2021

Registration/Permission numbers available: April 12, 2021
Course preview week: August 31–September 6, 2021
Semester dates: September 7–December 17, 2021

ABT 700: Principles of Biotechnology
ABT 705: Ethics, Safety, and Regulatory Environments in Biotechnology
ABT 735: Quality Control and Validation Prerequisites: ABT 700, ABT 705, ABT 710
ABT 740: Regulatory Compliance and Regulation Prerequisites: ABT 700, ABT 705, ABT 710
ABT 750: Biotechnology Marketing and Entrepreneurship
ABT 755: Global Operations and Supply Chain Management
ABT 765: Assessing Innovation in Biotechnology Prerequisites: ABT 700
ABT 770: Product Development Prerequisites: ABT 700, ABT 715
ABT 789: Pre-Capstone Prerequisites: Completion of courses within the core and at least one track or co-requisite with final course in track.
ABT 790: Capstone Prerequisites: ABT 789

Application Deadlines

All application materials need to be completed two weeks prior to the semester start to be considered for admission.

Starting your application early will ensure you have plenty of time to gather required materials (such as transcripts, letters of recommendation, etc.), apply for financial aid, and complete the application.

Have questions about the UW Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology online program? Talk to an enrollment adviser.