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MBA Biotechnology & Innovation

Focused on the business of biotechnology, the Biotechnology & Innovation concentration of the MBA program is designed to prepare students to be leaders in dynamic and evolving enterprises.  The program addresses the specific organizational characteristics of both startups and mature organizations, and seeks to provide students with leadership skills in areas such as innovation, change management, venture development, and strategic planning.  Project management, group dynamics, research, and entrepreneurial methodologies will be emphasized with courses drawing on the business models, challenges, and opportunities of organizations within this sector.

BA 600Research Methods in Business and Education3
BA 601Managerial Economics3
BA 602Managerial Accounting3
BA 605Management Communications3
BA 625Global Strategic Management3
BA 643Strategic Change Management3
BA 620Financial Management3
or BA 703 Financial Management in Healthcare Organizations
BA 621Marketing Management3
or BA 712 Strategic Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations
Four of the following courses must be completed12
New Venture Planning and Management
Leadership in Business and Professions
Law & Ethics for Non-Profit Organizations
Technology & Innovation
Biotechnology: The Business of Genetics
Groupthink
Biotechnology & Innovation: Intellectual Property
Topic/ (Biotechnology Mgmt Elective)
Leadership & Ethics
Total Hours36