Biotechnology at UMBC-Shady Grove Virtual Open House 

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Hear career success stories from 3 alumni in under 2 minutes!

Witness the transformative impact of the educational experience at UMBC-Shady Grove shared by three of our alumni, not only on their professional development but also on their mindset, as they embrace the opportunities for intellectual growth and open new doors in their career.

Take a 15-minute deep dive into the field of biotechnology, career opportunities, and our program.

Throughout this information session presented by Graduate Program Director Dr. Mark Schenerman, you will learn about the program’s curriculum, our expert faculty members who are also leading researchers and industry professionals, as well as insights into the diverse career opportunities available to graduates.

Average Completion Time

  • 3 years (Master’s part-time)
  • 1 year (Certificate part-time)

Credit Hours

  • 30 (Master’s)
  • 12 (Certificate)

Tuition & Fees

Start Date

  • Spring/Fall