The Georgetown Difference

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Unique Program Features

Rigorous Curriculum

Our program curriculum is designed around providing Masters students with an experiential and methodological learning environment that will lay the groundwork for future careers in academia & industry.

Faculty

Courses taught by well-respected faculty who are leaders in the fields of biochemistry, biotechnology, and bioinformatics.

Lab Experience

Students gain significant hands-on training experience by performing in-depth lab experiments in various lab-based courses.

Internship Opportunity

Students perform their four-credit internship with research mentors in various GUMC laboratories on-campus or off-campus in government agencies as well as local biotechnology companies.

What is Biochemistry and Molecular Biology?

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology studies the chemical realm inside cells in order to understand the genetic and molecular bases of biological and cellular processes. Biochemistry and molecular biology together involve many other areas of science, from physics and chemistry to biology and medicine.

Why Biochemistry and Molecular Biology?

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology studies the chemical realm inside cells in order to understand the genetic and molecular bases of biological and cellular processes. Biochemistry and molecular biology together involve many other areas of science, from physics and chemistry to biology and medicine. 

Graduates from the program will have gained knowledge and experience in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and in their focus areas. Graduates often pursue a career in research, government, academia, or pursue another advanced degree (PhD, MD, DDS).