Through course and laboratory instruction plus a paid three-month Summer Practicum, students in the 12 month Master of Biomedical Technology program will be able to bridge from the academic to the corporate world. Students are exposed to a broad range of biotechnology and business concepts, along with cutting-edge technology. With mentorship and instruction from entrepreneurs, faculty, alumni and industry leaders, students acquire a tool kit of the technical and soft skills, knowledge and experience needed to directly enter a variety of career paths, including the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, along with biomedical, financial, regulatory or governmental careers. The MBT can be completed in combination with the course-based Master of Business Administration.
Completing this program
- Courses: Topics include biotechnology business aspects, integrated systems, clinical trials and biomanufacturing, bioinformatics and more.
- Sex & Gender Module: Students are required to complete one of the CIHR sex and gender online training modules found at discoversexandgender.ca in the first year of their program.
- Research Ethics: Students are required to attend Research Integrity Day sessions during their time in the program.
Biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, start-ups, medical devices, clinical trials, regulatory affairs, sales and marketing, research and development, patent rights, licensing, project management, corporate leadership.
A course-based master’s degree in biomedical technology is usually considered a final degree.