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Biotechnology, PSM

Learn the business of biotech

In the world’s largest biotech hub, combine lab research with business in topics ranging from business development to ethical manufacturing. Our professional science master's program is situated among the greatest concentration of biotechnology activity in the world, with over 200 biotech companies in the Bay Area. Over 96 percent job placement or PhD programs from our last three cohorts.

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What makes biotechnology different at USF?

No other school can offer you the biotech experience, biotech knowledge, biotech connections, and biotech access that USF offers you."

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Biotech Outcomes by the Numbers


Average salary for the Class of 2023


Job placement rate for the Class of 2023


Job placement rate for program graduates since 2013

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Kylie Watanabe

Kylie Watanabe '24

Equipped to Succeed in Biotech

The lab courses I’ve taken for this program basically got me the job I have now. I want to create drugs and treatments that are accessible to those who really need it, not the select few who can afford it."

Kylie Watanabe '24

Your pathway to biotech industry success

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to numerous biotechnology and life sciences companies, including both industry leaders and innovative startups. Being in close proximity to these organizations can provide you with unique internships and potential job prospects.

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2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

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