The Master of Microbial Biotechnology degree program at N.C. State University represents one of the first and most successful Professional Science Masters programs in the country. Coupling innovative graduate science training with MBA-level business coursework, the MMB experience promotes strong transitions into bioscience careers. The University sits near Research Triangle Park, one of the country's largest hubs for biotechnology and innovative research, and the MMB program draws upon interactions with bioscience industry companies in RTP and elsewhere to offer students highly relevant bioscience industry practicum projects and internships. The MMB program further offers students an opportunity to earn an MBA degree after an additional year of study!