Prospective Students

Welcome to the Master of Biotechnology Program

If you are seeking a unique graduate-level program that fuses science with business, the University of Toronto's Master of Biotechnology Program is for you.

MBiotech is a 24-month, course-based professional degree incorporating both science and business courses with 8-12 months of work experience in the biotechnology, medical device and biopharmaceutical sectors.

The MBiotech Program is specifically tailored to meet the evolving needs of our students and those of the global health sciences industry. Our faculty is drawn from the Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Management. The program makes frequent use of guest lecturers from the biotechnology sector, including individuals from government, public and private companies and members of other UofT faculties. The carefully selected combination of courses, coupled with relevant industry experience and a strong focus on teamwork, provides our graduates with a truly interdisciplinary educational experience at a world renowned university. Learn more about the curriculum.

Our students come to the program with a strong work ethic, and learn to operate effectively in teams and develop their leadership skills. You also gain excellent opportunities to build your communications skills through frequent presentations to your class, and to the wider community. Innovative thinking and entrepreneurship are actively encouraged. When you graduate, a host of opportunities await.

May 2020 Admission

Applications for May 2020 admission will be accepted from late September 2019 (exact date TBC) until early January 2020 (exact date TBC). Applicants should review the detailed admissions information and dates, available via the menu on the left side of this page. 

Thank you for your interest in our Program. We look forward to receiving your applications.