American University's master's degree in biotechnology combines course work in genomics and business with the option of pursuing study in neuroscience, entrepreneurship, and other professional science specialties. The curriculum provides students with the tools necessary for careers in:
- Genome Research Institutions
- Government Regulatory Agencies
Students gain core competencies in statistics and research methods while mastering content in genomics, proteomics, neuroscience, biochemistry, molecular biology, management, and entrepreneurship. Students will tailor their course of study depending on their interests and career goals.
The program allows for hands on experience with an internship and research capstone. Students will also have the opportunity to translate their scientific ideas into a business venture. Graduates of the program will have gained the knowledge and skills to be innovators within the professional science workforce.