The MS in animal biotechnology and biomedical sciences program at UMass Amherst provides rigorous and comprehensive training to prepare scientists for careers in academia and the biotechnology and biomedical research industry.

In this research-focused program you will gain a deep understanding of hypothesis-driven experimental design and deepen your scientific knowledge.

Take advantage of research opportunities in immunology, infectious disease, developmental biology, reproductive biology, cancer research, and toxicology. In addition, you can supplement lab work with courses in biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, immunology and infectious diseases, genetics, biostatistics, and developmental biology.

Be part of a collaborative environment that includes renowned faculty, postdoctoral fellows from around the world, and other dedicated graduate students, and utilize interdepartmental research opportunities, including programs in molecular and cellular biology, neuroscience and behavior, and organismic and evolutionary biology.