Johns Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins University is preparing the leaders of today.

As a world leader in biological research and in the global biotechnology industry, our graduate programs and certificates are designed for working professionals – delivering the rigorous and practical curricula they need to advance their careers and academic ambitions. The programs are rooted in the multidisciplinary skills of basic research, drug discovery technologies, bioinformatics, regulatory affairs, and product commercialization that the industry demands. The program offers master's degrees, graduate fellowships, and certificates.

Graduate Degree Programs

* Master of Science in Biotechnology
* Master of Science in Bioinformatics
* Master of Science in Bioscience Regulatory Affairs
* Master's in Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
* Master of Science in Biotechnology/Master of Business Administration joint degree

Graduate Fellowships

* National Cancer Institute Molecular Targets and Drug Discovery Fellowship
* United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases Biodefense Fellowship
* Noblis, Inc. Bioinformatics Fellowship


* Certificate in Biotechnology Enterprise
* Certificate in Biotechnology Education in partnership with the JHU School of Education
* Certificate in National Security Studies/MS in Biotechnology with a concentration in Biodefense


Of the degree options, three are available fully online (Bioinformatics, Bioscience Regulatory Affairs, and Biotechnology). In addition, onsite students can capitalize on building laboratory skills and proficiency at our state-of-the-art laboratory(virtually tour the lab), located in the Shady Grove Life Sciences Center at our Montgomery County Campus.

The Baltimore/Washington/Shady Grove corridor is home to dozens of leading biotechnology firms and key federal research and regulatory agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health. The ABS Program has built a strong faculty base from industry and federal agencies, in addition to full-time Johns Hopkins faculty.


Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street, Suite 740 Wyman Park Building Center for Biotechnology Education
Baltimore, MD 21218
Phone: 410-516-4724
Program leader (s): 
Patrick Cummings

Degrees and certificates

Graduates from this program have been employed by : 

Medimmune, Human Genome Sciences, Qiagen, Bioreliance, 20/20 Gene Systems

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