Biotechnology Masters Programs at Carnegie Mellon

Master of Science in Biotechnology Innovation and Computation

School of Computer Science

Focus on innovative business models and technology integration combining state-of-the-art computing technologies to provide better solutions to large-scale, real-world biotechnology problems. Courses in biotech, business development and computing specifically balanced to provide skills and hands-on training; students work in teams to develop new biotechnologies in an entrepreneurial setting.

Master of Science in Computational Biology

Mellon College of Science

Focus on the application of modern computer science, statistics, and mathematics to the exploration of biological and biomedical research problems. Courses provide fundamental skills in biology and computing; students may engage in M.S. research projects or external internships.

Dual Masters in Biomedical Engineering and Technology Innovation Management

College of Engineering, Carnegie Institute of Technology

Focus on combining specific courses in biomedical engineering with a general program on innovation management. Courses on biomedical engineering (CE), technology innovation management (CIT) are complemented by a summer internship.

Master of Science in Biotechnology and Management

Heinz College

Focus on management leadership and a balance between regulatory, scientific and business perspectives. Courses on business management (Tepper School), policy and regulation (Heinz College) and biotechnology science (Mellon College of Science) are complemented by a summer internship.


Now Accepting Applications

The BIC program is currently accepting students for August 2011 (Fall Semester).

Recent and Upcoming Events

Opportunities for Software and IT in the Life Sciences

John Shon, Director In-Silico Sciences, Roche

November 19th, 2010 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Gates 4401)

Black Swans, Blockbusters, and Biotechnology: Patterns of Innovation and Value Creation

Dr. Mark Ahn, Former Vice-President Hematology, Genentech

October 8th, 2010 (1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Gates 6001)