Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Innovative program in bio-entrepreneurship from Johns Hopkins University

The Center for Biotechnology Education is now accepting applications for a unique graduate degree grounded in the life sciences and intended for biotechnology professionals working outside the research setting to commercialize biotechnology products.

The Master's in Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship leverages the best enterprise and regulatory components of the existing graduate programs. The degree allows working professionals, who need weekend, evening and online courses, to fit their educational ambitions into their professional careers. This degree will be offered online, at the Montgomery County Campus and at the Homewood Campus in Baltimore.

The degree consists of 10 graduate courses, including a final practicum course to gain real-world experience. Although not required, students may choose a concentration in Legal/Regulatory, or Marketing and Communications and must complete 3 courses in that concentration area.

Required Courses:

410.607 Proseminar in Biotechnology
410.627 Drug and Biologics Development: The Path to FDA Licensure
410.643 Managing and Leading Biotechnology Professionals OR 410.689 Leading Change in Biotechnology
410.644 Marketing Aspects of Biotechnology
410.687 Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Aspects of the Biotechnology Enterprise
410.680 Managerial Finance for Biotechnology
410.804 Practicum in Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Graduates will have the knowledge to comply with federal and state regulatory statutes for the development, approval, and commercialization of drugs, biologics, foods and medical devices.

Learn more about the Master's in Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship here. You can also attend an upcoming online information session on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, from 7:00-8:30pm EDT. RSVP online.

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