About Us

Where science meets business.

The Master of Biotechnology Program at the University of Toronto (MBiotech) is a 24-month, course-based professional degree incorporating both science and business courses with eight to 12 months of work experience in the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical sectors.

MBiotech is specifically tailored to meet the evolving needs of our students, and those of the global biotechnology and health sciences industries.

By drawing upon experienced professionals in the biotechnology sector, in addition to University of Toronto teaching faculty from the departments of Biology, Chemistry and Management, we provide a comprehensive curriculum. This, coupled with relevant job placements in industry and a focus on teamwork, provides our graduates with a truly interdisciplinary educational experience at a world-renowned university.

MBiotech boasts a very high success rate in full-time job placements. Of recent graduating classes, between 80-90 per cent of our graduates are employed in the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical sectors within six months of graduating. Many go on to pursue advanced degrees and professional accreditations.

MBiotech is committed to:

  • Working closely with industry and developing a graduate program that meets the requirements of current employers
  • Providing a broad background of in-depth classroom and laboratory based courses relevant to biotechnology
  • Introducing students to a wide range of current and possible biotechnology niches in the workplace
  • Developing business and interpersonal skills in our graduate students
    interfacing with a wide range of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies through internships 

Training today's innovative scientists to become tomorrow's business leaders.

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