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The Johns Hopkins University is preparing the biotechnology leaders of today.

Earn a master’s degree or graduate certificate in a convenient part-time format.

As a world leader in biological research and in the global biotechnology industry, our graduate programs are designed for working professionals – delivering the rigorous, practical curricula you need to advance your career and academic ambitions. Earn a master’s degree or graduate certificate with the prestige of Johns Hopkins University and the flexibility of AAP’s online options.

Programs are rooted in the multidisciplinary skills of research, drug discovery technologies, bioinformatics, regulatory affairs, and product commercialization that the industry demands.

Programs available on-campus and online.

  • Master of Science in Biotechnology
    The Master's in Biotechnology program provides comprehensive exploration of basic science, applied science, and lab science, with an industry focus. The program will provide students with a solid grounding in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, genomics, and proteomics.
  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics
    The Master's in Bioinformatics provides immersion in the topics and applied methods of computational modeling, molecular biology, systems biology, structural biology, proteomics, genomic sequencing and genomic analysis, microarrays and microarray analysis. The program creates a rigorous bioinformatics curriculum that brings together the computer science, biosciences, and bioinformatics disciplines.
  • Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
    The Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship is intended for biotechnology professionals who want a career beyond the laboratory, within an existing biotechnology organization, or for those who dream of starting a new biotechnology enterprise.
  • Master of Science in Food Safety Regulation
    The Master's in Food Safety Regulation is designed to provide students with an understanding of the legal and regulatory complexities of food production, labeling, and distribution. The program will provide students with the knowledge required for companies and organizations that grow, process, distribute, or sell foods and beverages while complying with federal and state regulatory statutes for the production, distribution, and commercialization of food products.
  • Master of Science in Individualized Genomics and Health
    The Master of Science in Individualized Genomics and Health is focused on research and applied sciences, enabling students to meet the demands of the academic, research, and business communities of this industry sector. The program includes foundation courses in epigenetics, human molecular genetics, bioinformatics, individual genome analysis, and ethical, legal and regulatory aspects of individualized genomics. 
  • Master of Science in Regulatory Science
    The Master's in Regulatory Science provides students pursuing a career in regulatory science with a specialized course of study, emphasizing advanced topics in the regulatory approval processes for global and domestic biotech products.
  • Post Bachelor's Certificate in Biotechnology Education
    This graduate certificate is comprised of five post bachelor’s graduate-level courses that emphasize inquiry-oriented approaches and integrating technology in bioscience education. The program also challenges students to analyze recent research on bioscience education, reflect on learning and practice, and develop teaching tools and assessment strategies to engage students in bioscience-related problems and inquiries.
  • Post Bachelor's Certificate in Biotechnology Enterprise
    Focused on critical aspects of biotechnology product development, including how to create a new enterprise, finance, marketing, and other areas of commercialization, this graduate certificate is for those professionals who want to rise to positions of leadership in a biotechnology enterprise.
  • Post Master’s Certificate in Sequence Analysis and Genomics
    This graduate certificate is designed for experienced scientists who need the bioinformatics skills to design experiments and analyze data. The program provides the foundations of bioinformatics through core bioinformatics courses and upper level courses that are required for understanding and performing sequence and genomic analysis.

State-specific Information for Online Programs

*Note: Students should be aware of additional state-specific information for online programs.state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative. 

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