Welcome to the M.S. in Biotechnology Program

Thank you for submitting your request for information about the M.S. in Biotechnology Program.

I’m Bryan Husk and I help prospective students understand the program’s curriculum and its relevance to their career.

Bryan Husk, MA
Bryan Husk
Associate Director

Deciding to apply isn’t just about choosing a master’s degree—it’s a commitment to advancing your career growth, leadership, and earning potential.

I’ll follow up with you soon, but you’re welcome to email me now. I’m also happy to schedule a Zoom meeting to speak with you directly.

Email: bthusk@wisc.edu
Phone: (608) 265-0773
Zoom: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/my/bthusk (contact to schedule)

In the meantime, I encourage you to explore our program website. There is lots of helpful information, including details about the curriculum, the evening/weekend course schedule, and types of career outcomes to expect. More links are listed below.

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