Gain a competitive edge, advance your career

The Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering program (PharBE) is a part-time interactive online degree program designed to enable working engineers, scientists, researchers and professionals in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and related industries to explore advanced education in the areas of drug discovery and design, pharmaceutics and translational pharmaceutics, clinical drug and device development, molecular and cellular biology, pathophysiology and pharmacology.  Using live (synchronous), and pre-recorded (asynchronous) lectures, the program provides a path to acquire new skills, gain an edge in your current job, and receive training to transition to a new career in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.

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Kristen Fetchko PharBE 2020

“Companies seemed excited to learn that because I know the full process of drug development, I can ask the right questions and be efficient and effective in my role,” – Kristen Fetchko, PharBE ’20

Joyce Chan PharBE alumna

“I got a lot of face-to-face time with the professors and other students, and because of the small size, I felt that I got a lot more interaction out of it even than undergrad programs that are in-person.”  Joyce Chan Pharbe ’19

“My job is one of the biggest things I gained from the program,” – “It helped me to transition to what I was looking for, which is a job related to clinical trials.” Arisa Cale, PharBE ’19

“Most programs, at least for master’s, are very rare in terms of the breadth that the UW PharBE program offered, from clinical to commercial to process development,”- Jeffrey Chu, PharBE ’20

Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering

Apply to UW Bioengineering’s Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering (PharBE) program

The PharBE has flexible options for candidates to apply to and enter the program, including priority and space-available admission.