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The Master of Science in Biomedicine and Entrepreneurship (BMEN) program integrates training in technical and practical aspects of science, research and entrepreneurship for individuals interested in pursuing innovation-driven careers in the life sciences. The program helps develop individual initiative and entrepreneurial thinking around scientific discoveries and innovation. These are essential skills for new venture creation in biotechnology.

This program is taught by expert faculty from Drexel University College of Medicine's Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Institute for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Disease, and from Drexel's Close School of Entrepreneurship, the nation's first freestanding school of entrepreneurship to offer degrees. Students must complete a minimum total of 36.0 semester credits of combined science and entrepreneurship courses to receive the master of science degree.

Program Level Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Science in Biomedicine and Entrepreneurship program will achieve six program level outcomes that describe the skills, competencies and knowledge gained through completion of the program curriculum.

  • Develop broad core knowledge in biological sciences, business and biomedical technology development
  • Develop analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Develop research skills
  • Develop professional ethics
  • Develop communication and leadership skills
  • Develop other "work readiness" soft skills (e.g., teamwork, problem-solving, knowledge of career opportunities, networking)

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