Biotechnology

In only one year, a Master of Science in Biotechnology Program can be yours. Learn how to take scientific ideas from bench top to business and how to take yourself from classroom to boardroom in just 365 days.

  • 95% of our biotechnology students graduate with a job.
  • Learn to run your own biotechnology business.
  • Gain the Biotechnology and administrative skills that will set you apart.
  • Use your Biotechnology degree as the next step in your professional or medical career.

Email AskCDS@uab.edu to find out how one year will open new doors for you.

Your better life starts today with UAB Biotechnology.


Did you know Alabama is home to more than 550 biotech enterprises? Join our program at UAB and you will be in a booming area with internship opportunities ranging from drugs, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and equipment to hospitals, medical laboratories, research and agriculture.

The UAB biotechnology program partners with the local biotechnology community to give you a “learn by doing” approach. You provide the workforce for early-stage companies and they provide you with real world experience. This approach makes you a highly marketable graduate with uniquely qualified skills for high-quality jobs. You will have the skills and experience to command an average wage well higher than the national wage for all other industries.

In the 21st century, workforce needs are changing. The biotechnology industry, which will be a key economic engine to the United States, needs you to be able to work broadly across multiple areas and comfortably in a team setting. At UAB, we are proud to offer you the specialized training needed for the continued support and growth of the biotechnology industry in the United States.

READ MORE: UAB Magazine profile - "Biotechnology students help bring discoveries to market"

For additional information you can email AskCDS@uab.edu.