College Degrees

Master of Science in Biotechnology: Biosecurity and Biodefense

UMUC's Master of Science in Biotechnology serves a number of careers at the entry-, mid-, or high-level positions, depending on the prior level of experience of the candidate. The biosecurity and biodefense specialization covers a wide spectrum of subjects including agents of bioterrorism, threat analysis and response and biodefense and information technology.

Graduates of the biosecurity and biodefense specialization, depending on their background, can find positions such as: Biodefense Policy Writer and Research Scientist. Core coursework includes: Agents of Bioterrorism; Biosecurity and Bioterrorism; Concepts of Homeland Security; and Commercializing Biotechnology in Early-Stage Ventures.

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