Prospective Students Overview

Why Choose Guelph for Your Master of Biotechnology?

With our program, you pick the mix of science and business training that’s right for you. You’ll do stimulating class work and participate in a hands-on research project involving a private-sector partner — under the guidance of a faculty member who is broadly experienced in science and business.

A Small, Personal Graduate Program

We offer a wide variety of research projects, from the lab to the boardroom. We work with students to find a research project experience that fits their interests and their needs.

A Great Place to Live And Study

Guelph offers the best of both words — the charm and appeal of a small university town with access to a major agriculture and agri-food region, plus proximity to Canada’s largest city.

  • Consistently ranked a top comprehensive university by Maclean's

  • $125.3 million in research funding every year

  • Lower cost of living than Ontario’s urban centers

  • Culturally vibrant — with festivals, nightlife and other events

  • Historic buildings and abundant green spaces

  • A safe, student-friendly city with one of the lowest crime rates in Ontario

Student Testimonials

"My favourite part of the program was the research project, in which I was immersed in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment and was given the opportunity to work on a variety of different projects that I had never been exposed to in the past."

Ben Dobosz

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"The Master of Biotechnology program has helped me on my path by securing a great research project with a company. My research will focus on removing access barriers in the pharmaceutical industry, connecting patients with the drugs they need."

Nick Nunn

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"I chose the Master of Biotechnology program because I love science, but knew research wasn’t for me. This program was a great way to transition to the business side of science."

Darian Budarick

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