Welcome to the M.S. in Biotechnology Program

Thank you for requesting information about the M.S. in Biotechnology Program!

I’m Bryan Husk and I help prospective students understand the program’s curriculum and its impact on career growth.

Bryan Husk, MA
Bryan Husk, Assistant 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’d love to hear from you! I’m also happy to schedule a Zoom call to speak with you directly.

Email: bthusk@wisc.edu
Phone: (608) 265-0773
Zoom: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/5290374945 (requires scheduling)

I look forward to answering your questions, including about the curriculum, the evening/weekend course schedule, and types of career outcomes to expect.

Become a Biotech Badger! On Wisconsin!

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