University of Rochester

School of Medicine and Dentistry

Technical Entrepreneurship and Management in Biomanufacturing & Therapeutic Development


River Campus (mailing address): 500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd., Rochester, NY 14627 River Campus (GPS/maps): 252 Elmwood Ave., Roche

Wilson Blvd

Rochester, NY 14642

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Technical Entrepreneurship and Management in Biomanufacturing & Therapeutic Development

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Students who complete this program will have a unique combination of skills, and the ability to speak the languages of both business and biomedical science. As a result, they will have a significant competitive edge in the job market - and enhanced career marketability in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology, the Simon Business School and the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have pooled their strengths in designing this vibrant program, that includes:

  • Hands-on training in cutting-edge biomanufacturing technologies at the UR’s Upstate Stem Cell cGMP Facility and drug development facilities.
  • Internship opportunities in the private sector to gain professional experience in drug discovery and small molecule therapeutic development methods.
  • Career mentoring and networking opportunities. This includes career lunches with speakers invited from corporate world, informational interviews, networking with the current and former students of Simon, Hajim and MBI, and field trips to wide range of employers.

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL or IELTS exam score

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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