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Tecnológico de Monterrey - ITESM Master of Science in Biotechnology
Tecnológico de Monterrey - ITESM

Master of Science in Biotechnology

2 Years


Full time

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MXN 38,100 / per year



The great demand for developing and optimizing processes in the industrial, food, agriculture, health and molecular diagnosis sectors, among others, has promoted the incorporation of biotechnological techniques for the generation of new products and services.

In this way, the development of biotechnological processes manages to benefit a large segment of the population given its vast range of application.

Professionals graduated from the Master of Science with a specialty in Biotechnology from Tecnológico de Monterrey, are capable of functioning in academic, scientific and industrial environments, both in the application and in the generation of knowledge.


To train high-level professionals in the biotechnology area, committed to their communities, aware of the need to generate new sustainable technologies and with a notable entrepreneurial and innovative spirit.

Graduate profile

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Perform in the areas of research and development of new biotechnological products and processes.
  • Have the necessary skills to carry out doctoral studies in areas related to biotechnology.

Tecnológico de Monterrey

More than 70 years of educational excellence

Our strengths

Tecnológico de Monterrey is a Mexican institution of higher education that has a new vision towards 2030:

Leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship for human flourishing

Data and numbers

  • 20% of the directors of the largest companies in Mexico are graduates of Tecnológico de Monterrey.
  • After 5 years of graduation, 42% of EXATEC are or have been partners or owners of a company.
  • 18% of EXATECs have at least one international experience 5 years after graduation.
  • Within 5 years of completing their studies, 28% of EXATECs hold a managerial position.


  • Best private university in Mexico. QS University Rankings, 2020
  • In the top 3 of the best universities in Latin America. QS University Rankings, 2020



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