- Why should scientists obtain management training?
Scientists with business training will be better prepared to move into managerial positions within companies as their careers progress. Academic scientists routinely participate in entrepreneurial ventures to commercialize technologies developed in their labs.
- Why KGI?
Keck Graduate Institute is a professional school dedicated to educating scientists for careers in the bioscience industries. KGI has developed a wide portfolio of professional courses aimed at life science professionals, including extensive offerings in the management of bioscience companies.
- What are the requirements for completing the certificate program?
ALS 350: Finance and Accounting Principles (1.5 credits)
ALS 351: Corporate Finance (3.0 credits)
ALS 354: Bioscience Strategy (3.0 credits)
ALS 359: Introduction to Bioscience Industries (3.0 credits)
ALS 498: Professional Development for Scientists (1.5 credits)
- Who should apply?
PhD students and postdoctoral fellows studying life sciences or engineering
- How do I apply?
To apply for the Certificate of Bioscience Management program, please complete an online application.
- What is the application deadline?
Priority application deadline to be considered for a scholarship is July 10. All applications for fall semester are due by August 5.
- How long is the program?
The program consists of 6 credit-hours per semester for two semesters. It can be accomplished while pursuing full-time work or research at your current institution. Current PhD students or postdocs are welcome to apply.
- How much does it cost?
Please check out the Tuition and Cost of Attendance page.
- Have a Question?
Please contact the admissions office at admissions[at symbol]kgi.edu or (888) KECK GRAD.