Graduate Programs

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.

Admission Information

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.

Admission Requirements

GRE Subject:

Not required

GRE General:

Not required

Letters of Recommendations:

3 letters of recommendation

Additional Requirements:

Proficiency in English is expected.
 

Must fill out graduate school application and indicate interest in Biotechnology Masters Program.
 

Application Deadlines: 

  • Spring 2022: November 15
  • Fall 2022: April 15

Dates/Deadlines

Admission Deadline

5th Year Deadline

Completion Requirements

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.

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Leadership

Chair
Wayne Bowen
Director of Graduate Studies
Jacquelyn Schell

Contact and Location

Department of Biotechnology

Mailing Address

Brown University
Box G-B 393
Visit the Department of Biotechnology

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