Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization Program Information Sessions

The McMaster University Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization Program is an interdisciplinary program offering an Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences degree, and a one-year, professional, course-based Master of Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization degree in the study of biomedical sciences and business.

The Undergraduate Program

A level 3 entry program that offers advanced training in the biomedical sciences complemented by fundamental business training.  It’s designed for students who have a passion for science and an interest in business. This multidisciplinary training program equips its graduates with strong discovery research skills, business acumen, and a meaningful experiential connection to the Health Sciences sector.

Students apply to the program after completing at least two years of university coursework.  Second degree and international students are also eligible to apply.  The application deadline for Fall 2021 is February 1st, 2021 (

A virtual information session for the undergraduate program will take place on Thursday, October 29th, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 423 996 2078

Passcode: 3wskJ5

The Graduate Program

A one year, course-based master’s program offers first-hand entrepreneurship experience in the classroom by pairing students with real world industry partners. Students also develop career employability expertise before they commence a four to eight-month internship component in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, health, and/or life sciences sectors.

Students that have a strong background in biomedical science (wet-lab research skills), as well as fundamental business training (marketing, finance, and accounting) are encouraged to apply.  The application deadline for Fall 2021 is January 18th, 2021 ( 

A virtual information session for the graduate program will take place on Friday, October 30th, from 10:30 to 11:30 am via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 949 6395 3146

Passcode: 678003


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