Regenerative Medicine and Entrepreneurship

Researcher in a lab
Master of Science

About the Program

Discover Ohio's first two-year master's-level program focused on regenerative medicine and entrepreneurship. As a student, you can access the latest clinical and research facilities along with small biotechnology companies in the network of the National Center for Regenerative Medicine. Learn from bonafide leaders in the field of regenerative medicine and cell-based therapy development from six nationally ranked, medical research powerhouses, including Case Western Reserve University. You'll prepare for roles in academic, commercial and clinical settings that support cellular manufacturing, biotechnology innovation, legal compliance, financial analysis, venture capital, and business development activities.

What to Expect

Train to solve modern regenerative medicine, commercial and compliance problems, within both individual business ventures and the marketplace. Through coursework in business and management as well as advanced regenerative medicine, you'll tackle complex business problems with creative solutions harnessing emotional intelligence, teamwork, communication, creativity and cultural awareness.

Most importantly, you'll focus on the cutting-edge research techniques and business practices needed to succeed in today’s biomedical and translational science industries.

World-renowned faculty, small class sizes, career advising and hands-on stem cell research experiences offer the individualized support you need to succeed. Plus, you'll benefit from experts and opportunities at CWRU, Cleveland Cord Blood Center, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth Medical Center, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center and the Ohio State University.

Finally, you can complete elective courses through the School of Law to receive the Law and Entrepreneurial Skills Certificate in addition to your MS degree.

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Beyond the Classroom

Internships and hands-on learning provide you with real-world experience at organizations such as Abeona Therapeutics, Cleveland Clinic Innovations, Cleveland Cord Blood Center, ESight, Forge Biologics, Glendor Inc., Solutions4USA and Trailhead Inc. Plus, Case Western Reserve University has an entire department devoted to finding you internships across the country.

If working in a lab suits you better, you can choose an independent study with one of the many world-class research members of the National Center for Regenerative Medicine.

By the Numbers


medical research institutions part of our network: CWRU, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth Medical Center, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center and the Ohio State University


-credit-hour, 2-year program


mentor for each RGME student to guide you through the program

Application Requirements

  • Apply online through the School of Medicine. Please indicate that you are applying to the MS in Regenerative Medicine & Entrepreneurship program.
  • $50 application fee
  • Personal statement
  • Resume or CV highlighting any completed research experience
  • All school-issued unofficial or official transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Test scores optional
  • TOEFL scores (for international applicants)
  • Selected candidates will be invited to interview via video conference call

Application pre-screenings are available to all students upon request.

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Melanie Prestage
Training and Education Program Administrator, National Center for Regenerative Medicine
School of Medicine

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