What You'll Learn
- Build knowledge in timely topics in the life sciences, such as biomedical product development, clinical trial research, tissue engineering, nanotechnology, targeted drug delivery, monoclonal antibodies, and biomaterials.
- Develop an understanding of foundational business topics necessary for success in biotechnology management, such as leadership, project management, strategy, risk, entrepreneurship, marketing, and finance.
- Gain insight into life science industry practice, including experimental or case study design, scientific data analysis, writing and communication, ethical practices, and effective collaboration.
- Understand the strategies for research and development management, business maintenance and expansion, licensing, generic versus brand-name proprietary drug business, mergers and acquisitions, and entrepreneurship within the biotechnology and biopharma industries.
Our Community at a Glance
Join a community of biotechnology management faculty and peers and gain the skills to advance your career.
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Earning Your Certificate
To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:
- Complete the four certificate courses for graduate credit.
- Earn at least a B grade in each course.
- Complete the courses within three years.
The professional graduate certificate in Biotechnology Management requires four courses:
- Biotechnology course (choose one course from select group)
- Management course (choose one course from select group)
- Elective (choose one course from select group)
- Application of knowledge and skills course (choose one course from select group)
Ready to take the next step?
You can enroll in your first course in the:
See the schedules in the academic calendar.
Search For Courses
To find certificate courses in the DCE Course Search and Registration platform:
- Under Search Classes, scroll to Harvard Extension Degree, Certificate, and Premedical Course Search.
- Select Graduate Certificates.
- Choose Biotechnology Management Graduate Certificate to explore program courses.
Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.
|Our Tuition (2022–23 rate)||$3,100 per course ($775 per credit)|
|Average Tuition of Peer Institutions||$5,476 per course|
|Average Total Cost||$12,400|
I leave not only with a master’s degree and certificate, but also a business plan and the knowledge, experiences, and resources that allow me to take this idea I had and turn it into something that can help others.