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Science Minded. Business Driven.

The Master of Microbial Biotechnology (MMB) program at NC State offers a unique blend of science and business education with practical training in the biotechnology industry. Our students participate in immersive industry experiences, professional networking, MBA-level coursework, practicum projects, and internships, which provides them with the experiences necessary for a successful career in the biotechnology industry.

Learn more about how to advance your career with NC State’s Master of Microbial Biotechnology.

Why the MMB Program at NC State?

Our two-year, non-thesis program is different than a traditional graduate program:

  • Offers Interdisciplinary academic training including MBA-level coursework
  • Develops professional skills highly valued by industry companies
  • Applies evidence-based methods to solve business problems 
  • Eases the transition into multiple bioscience industry areas
  • Prepares students to work effectively in project teams
  • Promotes flexibility and ambiguity management

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Poole College of Management business students meet, shake hands, and interact with potential employers at Talley Student Union. The event, “Meet the firms” was a career fair of sorts for the master’s of accounting students. Photo by Marc Hall