MS in Biomedicine and Entrepreneurship Overview Developed to provide advanced, integrative education and training in technical and practical aspects of science, research and entrepreneurship, the Master of Science in Biomedicine and Entrepreneurship program will help to cultivate individual initiative and entrepreneurial thinking around scientific discoveries and innovation. These skills are considered essential for new venture creation in biotechnology. During the program, you will develop:A broad core knowledge in biological sciences and entrepreneurial aspects of biomedical innovationMore in-depth analytical, research, and critical thinking skillsAn advanced understanding of professional ethicsGraduate-level communication and leadership skillsOther "work readiness" soft skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, knowledge of career opportunities, and networkingProgram FeaturesNon-Thesis, Fully OnlineInterdisciplinary: Taught by expert faculty from Drexel University College of Medicine's Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Disease, and from Drexel's nationally-ranked Close School of EntrepreneurshipExperiential Learning: Tailor the hands-on experience of the curriculum through on-campus or off-campus internships at locations near you.Flexible Plans of Study: Can be taken full or part-time. If you have a record of work-related experience, you may instead enroll in additional elective courses. Related ProgramsLearn about these other interdisciplinary and career-oriented MS programs offered by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Drexel University College of Medicine:Biomedicine and Business (Hybrid)Biomedicine and Digital Media (Hybrid)Biomedicine and Law (Online)Immunology (Hybrid or On-Campus)Infectious Disease (Hybrid or On-Campus)Molecular Medicine (Online, Hybrid, or On-Campus)Drexel University offers a variety of Graduate Minors that can be added to any master's degree program.State restrictions may apply to some programs. Courses *The entrepreneurship courses below are shown in quarter credits. Three (3.0) credit quarter courses confer the equivalent of 2.0 semester credits. The program requires the completion of 36.0 semester credits for graduation. Semesters and quarters overlap sufficiently to allow full-time students to meet the degree requirements for this program in two years. You may enroll full-time to complete this program in 2 years (minimum 9.0 credits/semester). If you're interested in a more accelerated pace please contact the program director/advisor.You may also choose to work at your own pace as a part-time student. Part time students must complete the program within 4 years. A minimum of 4.5 credits/semester are required to qualify for financial aid.View sample plans of study for both the full and part-time optionsRequired Courses Science Requirements IDPT 500S Responsible Conduct of Research2.0or MIIM 503S Biomedical Ethics IDPT 501S Biostatistics I2.0 MIIM 515S Concepts in Biomedicine I3.0 MIIM 516S Concepts in Biomedicine II2.0 MIIM 535S Biomedical Technology Commercialization I1.0 MIIM 536S Biomedical Technology Commercialization II1.0 MIIM 550S Biomedicine Seminar2.0 MIIM 605S Experiential Learning4.0 MIIM 631S Biomedical Innovation Development and Management4.0 MIIM 645S Biomedical Career Explorations1.0Entrepreneurship Requirements ENTP 501 Entrepreneurship Essentials *3.0 ENTP 585 Innovation in Established Companies *3.0 ENTP 640 Methods of Entrepreneurship *3.0 ENTP 690 The Lean Launch *3.0Electives6.0 Select a minimum of 6 credits from the following: MIIM 521S Biotechniques I MIIM 530S Fundamentals of Molecular Medicine I MIIM 531S Fundamentals of Molecular Medicine II MIIM 533S Molecular Medicine Journal Club II MIIM 534S Molecular Medicine Journal Club I MIIM 540S Viruses and Viral Infections MIIM 541S Bacteria and Bacterial Infections MIIM 542S Mycology and Fungal Infections MIIM 543S Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases MIIM 545S Introduction to Infectious Diseases MIIM 546S Introduction to Immunology MIIM 606S Microbiology and Immunology Seminar MIIM 613S Emerging Infectious Diseases MIIM 653S Clinical Correlations in Infectious Disease ENTP 535 Social Entrepreneurship * Total Semester Credits36.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A four-year bachelor's degreeCumulative GPA of 3.0 or above Lower GPAs will be considered if other strengths are apparent in your application Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedThree letters of recommendationPersonal statement (approximately 500 words) that addresses your: Reasons for pursuing a degree from Drexel,Short and long-term career plans, andVision of how your background, experience, interests, and/or values, when combined with a Drexel degree, will enable you to pursue these goals successfullyResume or Curriculum VitaeAdditional requirements for International StudentsAdditional Recommended DocumentsStandardized test scores are not required, but highly recommended in order to make your application more competitive Score reports accepted: GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCATDrexel's school code is 2194 Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $1495 per credit. This program is eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted. All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Additional Equipment Fees Academic Calendar This program includes both Semester and Quarter classes. Learn more about how these terms overlap throughout the year. Semester Courses Term Classes Begin Classes End Fall 2017 August 7, 2017 December 8, 2017 Spring 2018 January 8, 2018 May 4, 2018 Summer 2018 May 14, 2018 July 27, 2018 Quarter Courses Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the MS in Biomedicine and Entrepreneurship Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission. Any problems? Find help or contact us.