Value To Employers

Corporate Partnership Virtuous Circle graphicWe understand the importance of drawing and keeping skilled workers in your organization.

The M.S. in Biotechnology at University of Wisconsin—Madison allows employees to work full time and achieve their degree in less than two years with an accommodating evening/weekend course schedule.

Hands-on labs, topical case studies and industry-focused team projects integrate science, policy, law and business. The resulting experience prepares graduates for expanded professional responsibility and career advancement, adding value to any employer organization.

Strength in Numbers

M.S. in Biotechnology Program Highlights

Over 400 students and alumni
24-28 students per cohort
Degree earned in under 2 years
7 class sessions per semester
97% graduation rate
20 years of proven success
50% of faculty from private industry
Drawing job-seeking talent to Wisconsin

Alana Davis, Class of 2011

Local Biotechnology Job Opportunities

Biotechnology companies in Madison, Wisconsin and surrounding Dane County have experienced staggering growth since 2015. The pandemic has fueled Wisconsin’s leading biotech sector even further, now with over 1,000 biotech jobs currently available.

Map of local biotech companies in the Madison area

Companies Employing M.S. in Biotechnology Students and Alumni

Aldevron
Labcorp Drug Development
MilliporeSigma logo
Deloitte
Exact Sciences logo
Eurofins
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Scientific Protein Laboratories
Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
AbbVie logo
Sarepta Therapeutics
Qiagen
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals
FUJIFILM CDI logo
Invenra
Accuray
UW Health
Intelligen Technologies
Medical College of Wisconsin
Pfizer
GSK
DNA Star
Quest Diagnostics logo
Astellas logo
Illumina
Catalent
PPD
Promega
Luminex
Genus logo
ABS Global
Teva Pharmaceuticals
International Flavors & Fragrances logo
Roche
Bio-Rad logo
Takeda logo
SHINE Medical Technologies logo