meet a biotechnology alumna

The Master of Biotechnology (MBiotech) degree program is a 24-month, interdisciplinary, course-based professional degree program. It incorporates both science and business courses with 8 to 12 months of work experience in the biotechnology, medical device, and biopharmaceutical sectors. 

Students come from wide and varied backgrounds with the common goal of pursuing a career in the biotechnology, financial, and pharmaceutical industries. The program is designed to meet the evolving needs of students and this global industry sector. Lecturers from various University of Toronto Faculties and from biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries and governmental agencies provide a truly interdisciplinary learning experience. Introductory laboratory courses and a year-long work internship round out the broadly based learning environment.

Degree Offered

Biotechnology - MBiotech

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​​ ​​​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​.
2. For more information on admission requirements, ple​ase review the program'​s SGS Calendar entry: ​​​


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Domestic Students International Students
1. Application deadlines MBiotech-9-Jan-15
2.Required tests in addition to English Language Proficiency. See below or visit MBiotech-n/a
MBiotech-GRE Subject Test in life sciences
3. Minimum GPA MBiotech-mid-B (75%)
MBiotech-mid-B (75%)
4. Tuition fee -Please visit and refer to Domestic Fees.
-Please visit and refer to International Fees.
5. Direct entry option from bachelor's to PhD MBiotech-n/a
6. Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MBiotech-n/a
7. If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MBiotech-n/a
8. Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MBiotech-n/a
9. Program length (full-time only) MBiotech-6 sessions
MBiotech-6 sessions
​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​. 
2. For more information on admission requirements, please review the program’s SGS Calendar entry: