PROFESSIONAL SCIENCE MASTER'S IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO

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Biotechnology has important applications in a wide variety of fields including biomedical research, pharmaceuticals, agribusiness, energy, industry, biodefense, and intellectual property and patents.  The Professional Science Master’s program in Biotechnology at USF provides students with a multi-disciplinary background that integrates scientific, business, and ethical aspects of biotechnology.  USF is located in one of the main biotechnology hubs of the world, making it possible to partner with an array of companies and organizations to provide education and training.  Students completing the PSM program in biotechnology master current techniques in biotechnology and develop management skills that will enable them to pursue a career in the growing biotechnology industry. 

PROGRAM DETAILS: http://www.usfca.edu/biotech/

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The Curriculum
This is a two-year, four-semester Master’s program comprised of 36 units.  There are 32 units required as part of the core curriculum that all students must complete.  Students must also choose one elective course that can be selected from the biotech-elective list. Undergraduate Biology students can enroll in the 4+1 program and earn both the B.S. degree and a the Professional Science Masters degree in 5 years.

PSM Handbook