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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.
KGI is a professional school dedicated to educating scientists for careers in industry. KGI has developed a wide portfolio of professional courses aimed at life science professionals, including extensive offerings in the management of bioscience companies.
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)
PhD students and postdoctoral fellows studying life sciences or engineering
To apply for the Certificate of Bioscience Management program, please complete an online application.
The program consists of 12 credit-hours of courses. It may be taken as 3 credits per semester for four semesters OR as 6 credits 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.
Your advisor may be more receptive to the idea that you take the program over two academic years at the rate of 3 credits per semester, rather than the more condensed 9-month program that requires 6 credits per semester for two semesters.
Please check out the Tuition and Cost of Attendance page.
Please contact the admissions office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 909-607-8590.