Professional Science Master's in Biotechnology

Cutting-edge research. Hands-on science. A competitive career starts here.

The Professional Science Master’s in Biotechnology at Saint Mary’s offers students an elevated education with real-world impact. You’ll grapple with complex business and technology issues in innovative ways, learning through hands-on research that takes you from theory to practice—all shaped by actual leaders in the industry to guarantee relevance and success.

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What is the PSM in Biotechnology?

The PSM in Biotechnology is a two-year program designed for working professionals. The courses offers flexible scheduling options and small class sizes with cohort-style learning that encourages networking and support systems. Students gain hands-on experience in biotechnology labs, tailored courses on the business of biotechnology, and an internship with Bay Area industry leaders in the final semester.

What can I do with a PSM in Biotechnology?

The PSM in Biotechnology activates your career—wherever you choose to go with it. PSM graduates go on to work with industry leaders in biotech as scientists, project managers, and more, while others continue as research associates, business-research liaisons, or interface with the public as sales specialists.

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Explore Biotech Admissions

Whether you’ve got a bachelor’s in a biotech-adjacent field or just a strong background in science, first thing’s first: submit an application online. Apply by February 1st for priority consideration!