Morehouse School of Medicine Named Best Online Master's in Biotechnology Programs by

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ATLANTA – DECEMBER 13, 2021 – Morehouse School of Medicine has been named to’s list of the Best Online Master's in Biotechnology Programs for 2022. is a trusted resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning.’s research identifies nine top programs in the nation based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation.

Morehouse School of Medicine was awarded Best HBCU on the final list. implemented a unique methodology that ranks each program on a scale from zero to 100 across five categories. The scoring system compares each university according to program strength, student readiness, return on investment, cost, and student engagement. Researchers compared 400 programs from 155 universities and colleges across the U.S.

“Morehouse School of Medicine offers high-quality online learning opportunities that will prepare students for exciting emerging careers in healthcare and technology. I’m thrilled that our program offerings are recognized by publications such as,” said Dr. Angelita Howard, assistant dean for Online Education and Expanded Programs and assistant professor at Morehouse School of Medicine. “The Office of Online Education and Expanded Programs prepares students for roles that not only serve the community, but impact and promote health equity.”

“It is a great honor for our program to be recognized as one of the top online MSBT programs for the last three years,” said James W. Lillard, PhD, MBA, senior associate dean, Research, Innovation & Commercialization at Morehouse School of Medicine. “It is rewarding to see our careful attention to our students and applied biotechnology curriculum is appreciated. The future is bright for Morehouse School of medicine students and their future in healthcare and technology.”

The Office of Online Education and Expanded Programs offerings include:

  • The Master of Science in Biotechnology degree (MSBT) provides a foundation in the scientific and business components needed to advance biotechnologies. The program develops comprehensive knowledge in bioscience, core technologies, and analytical methods used to support biotechnology enterprises.
  • The Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) develops comprehensive knowledge in the methodologies to acquire, store, retrieve, and use of health information in medicine to support healthcare and clinical research enterprises.
  • The Bridge to Biotechnology and Bioentrepreneurship (B2BB) is a five-week summer program that exposes motivated college students and post-baccalaureate professionals to the biotechnology industry and bioentrepreneurship. This graduate pipeline summer program is a bridge to the online MS Biotech degree and provides a foundation in the scientific and business components needed to advance biotechnologies.
  • For students interested in the health informatics field, there is also a Bridge to Health Informatics (B2HI) program, which takes place for five weeks over the summer. Students will develop knowledge and training in health information technologies, healthcare analytics, and its operations, and students can join the online MS in Health Informatics degree program.

In one year, the Bridge to Biotechnology and Bioentrepreneurship and Bridge to Health Informatics program have grown more than 50%, with 100 students from across the U.S. and around the globe.

Studies show that obtaining a degree increases income substantially, degree holders earning 84% more than those with only high school diplomas or those without a completed GED. The percentage difference in earnings continues to grow with higher learning degrees such as masters, doctoral or professional degrees, with the unemployment rate decreasing to as much as 1.1% for those with a doctorate. To access the complete ranking, please visit

About Morehouse School of Medicine

Founded in 1975, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is among the nation’s leading educators of primary care physicians, biomedical scientists, and public health professionals. An independent and private historically-Black medical school, MSM was recognized by the Annals of Internal Medicine as the nation’s number one medical school in fulfilling a social mission—the creation and advancement of health equity. MSM faculty and alumni are noted for excellence in teaching, research, and public policy, as well as exceptional patient care. MSM is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctoral and master’s degrees. To learn more about programs and donate today, please visit or call 404-752-1500.

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Nicole V. Linton