Concentrations Overview

In addition to the core curriculum each student must take, we offer students the opportunity to specialize their education in one of three concentrations:

  • Current Topics in Bioinnovation
  • Implementation of Biodiscoveries in Health and Other Industries
  • Bioinnovation in Environment and Society

Focus in a concentration is acheived by a student choosing a specific set of electives geared towards the topic of concentration. The specific concentration and the electives that satisfy it are as follows.

Current Topics in Bioinnovation

  • BIOL 5234: Bioinnovation Seminars
  • SGM 5117: New Venture Creation
  • EMGT 5631: Design Thinking for Technologists
  • MSOM 5108: Project Management

Implementation of Biodiscoveries in Health and Other Industries

  • BIOL 5235: Milestones in Clinical Translation of Biodiscoveries
  • SGM 3521: Finance Your Ideas: Crowdfunding, Grants, Banks, Venture Funds, Corporate and Private Investment
  • SGM 5112: Competing on Value: Analyzing and Shaping Your Industry
  • SGM 5118: Innovation-Based Strategy: Managing Disruptive Change

Bioinnovation in Environment and Society

  • BIOL 5236: Bioadvanced Screening in Health Disparity
  • BIOL 5237: Virtual Reality in Bioindustry and Medicine
  • SGM 5124: Creative Problem Solving: Perspectives & Techniques that Improve Creativity in Organizations & Life