Online, onsite, or both
This dual degree offers students flexibility, allowing students to take courses online, on-site in Baltimore or D.C., or a combination of both.
Business and science
This dual degree exemplifies the advantage of a Johns Hopkins education, harnessing both business and science.
Earn two degrees from two Johns Hopkins schools: an MBA from Carey Business School and an MS from the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences.
Eight in-demand specializations
Although not required, choose from eight in-demand specializations including business analytics and risk management; entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology; financial management; health care management, innovation, and technology; investments; digital marketing; entrepreneurial marketing; and public and private sector leadership.
One of the first programs of its kind in the U.S., the Johns Hopkins MBA/MS in Biotechnology exposes students to a truly interdisciplinary approach to learning. Coursework covers accounting, negotiation, finance, regulatory and legal matters, as well as biochemistry, biostatistics, and bioinformatics.
The 2021 edition of the Carey Business School University Catalog is available.
With a perspective informed both by business and science, students work and learn in a team-oriented cohort. The program equips students with the expertise and the confidence to become innovative managers in the biotechnology field.
Dual degree requirements
Graduates earn two Johns Hopkins degrees, mastering areas such as biochemistry, biostatistics, and bioinformatics while developing critical business skills in areas such as accounting, finance, negotiation, and regulatory and legal matters.
MS in Biotechnology
- Cellular Biology I
- Cellular Biology II
- Molecular Biology
- Two science electives
- Four concentrations courses or four general electives
MBA Business Foundations (20 credits)
- Accounting and Financial Reporting
- Business Analytics
- Business Communication*
- Corporate Finance
- Economics for Decision Making
- Marketing Management
- Operations Management
- Statistical Analysis
- Strategic Management
- Ethics and Leadership in Organizations
MBA Electives** (22 credits)
- City Lab
- Data Analytics
- Entrepreneurial Ventures
- Fixed Income
- Managing in a Diverse & Global World
- Marketing Strategy
- Social Media Analytics
- Wealth Management
MBA Specializations Offered
- Business analytics and risk management
- Digital marketing
- Entrepreneurial marketing
- Entrepreneurship, innovation and technology
- Financial management
- Health care management, innovation and technology
- Public and private sector leadership
*Online sections of Business Communication also require students to attend an in-person residency at the Baltimore campus. The residency for Business Communication is two days.
**Not a comprehensive list
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