The graduate program is designed for students interested in a range of topics related to the field of biotechnology including drug and gene delivery, prosthetic devices, cancer therapeutics, vascular grafts, tissue engineering, disease diagnostic assays and bioartificial organs.
The Division of Biology and Medicine offers an Sc.M. and A.M. degree in Biotechnology. The graduate program is offered by the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology and is designed for students interested in a range of topics related to the field of biotechnology, including drug and gene delivery, prosthetic devices, cancer therapeutics, vascular grafts, tissue engineering, disease diagnostic assays and bioartificial organs.
Brown students may enter via the 5th Year Master’s Program or as outside students into the standard Master’s degree track. The Program offers students maximum flexibility including thesis (Sc.M.) and non-thesis degree options (A.M.), a part-time track, a management track option, and co-op program.
Open to students with appropriate backgrounds in biology, biochemistry, physics, engineering, or chemistry.
Letters of Recommendations:
3 letters of recommendation
Proficiency in English is expected.
Must fill out graduate school application and indicate interest in Biotechnology Masters Program.
- Spring 2024: November 15, 2023
- Fall 2024: April 1, 2024
5th Year Deadline
A minimum of 8 tuition units are required. Must receive a grade of B or better, courses must be taken for a grade rather than credit/no credit. A maximum of one post-graduate course may be transferable, but approval of Program Director is required. Program Director endorses the student’s proposed curriculum.