Want to make an impact in biotech? Apply your science background and gain graduate-level business knowledge at KGI to launch a career in industry.
What if you could immerse yourself in the world of biotechnology, working with pharma, healthcare, and biotech companies for the betterment of society? At Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in Claremont, CA, our Master of Business and Science program prepares graduates for successful careers in the biotech industry.
Coursework allows students to achieve depth in an area that closely follows a specific industry career path. All students complete a paid summer internship and a year-long industry capstone project, which offers participation in real-world industry experiences and interaction with industry leaders. Specialized concentrations provide in-depth knowledge of specific functional areas of the bioscience industry. Plus, KGI students earn 100% job placement or postgraduate plans within six months of graduation.
The Master of Business and Science program is a two-year professional program housed within the Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences. Highlights of the program include:
The MBS program is purpose-built to immerse students in the bioscience industries. Courses are taught by unique faculty that possess industry experience, are bioscience management experts, or are translational scientists active in the development and commercialization of biomedical innovations.
Most classes at KGI contain industry-oriented projects, often with direct involvement of companies. All MBS students complete a paid summer internship and complete a year-long industry-sponsored capstone Team Master’s Project.
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Here are the top functional areas for KGI graduates from the MBS program:
Industry are also involved in frequent campus events. These include:
All MBS students also complete a professional development course run by KGI’s office of career services. The course features hands-on workshops where students can meet industry professionals to create effective resumes, learn how to successfully apply for jobs, and perfect their interviewing skills.
KGI has articulation agreements with more than 30 universities, helping to streamline the admissions process. Please contact KGI’s admissions team to see if your school is participating.
We measure the success of our program by the successes of our alumni, and we are proud to share our record of achievement.
But there is more to success than just numbers. Read about our alumni and their experiences by visiting our alumni news page.
Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) alumna Heather Petty, MBS ’16, was featured on the NBC television show American Ninja Warrior on June 27. The show is centered around a series of […]
Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) alumna Dr. Sindy Escobar Alvarez, Program Director for Medical Research at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, recently published Strategies for Inclusive Grantmaking in Nature Medicine. The […]
Graduates of Keck Graduate Institute (KGI)’s Master of Business and Science (MBS) class of 2022 recently received their diplomas, with more than half already securing positions in the biotech industry. […]
Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) alumnus Jason Kerr, MBS ’16, recently earned the Outstanding Early Career Professional (ECP) Award from the nonprofit Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), the leading global provider of […]
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