Master of Translational Medicine

Program Features

  • A 10-month program jointly offered by UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco, designed to equip students with expertise in the technical, business, and clinical facets of transforming biomedical breakthroughs into tangible clinical applications.
  • Engage in team-based experiential learning through capstone projects, providing hands-on experience and fostering collaboration among students.
  • Benefit from the expertise of world-class faculty from Berkeley Engineering and UC San Francisco’s clinical research, offering a comprehensive educational experience bolstered by cutting-edge research facilities.
  • Leverage robust networking opportunities within the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley entrepreneurial ecosystems, enabling students to connect with influential professionals and innovative communities.


Application Details

Our application opens on September 13, 2023 and is due on Monday, January 8, 2024 for a Fall 2024 start.

300+ MTM alumni:

  • 2 MTM alumni named in Forbes 30 Under 30.
  • 13 companies founded by MTM alumni, collectively raising over $100M in funding.
  • MTM grads have been hired by 14 different Fortune 500 companies.
  • 30% of MTM alumni hold management roles.


Class of 2024 Profile:

  • 34 MTM candidates
  • 53% women-identifying
  • Average age: 26
  • 70% have clinician or professional work experience



Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology: Abbott, Amgen, Genentech, Gilead Sciences, BioRad Lab Medical Devices and Healthcare: Applied Medical, BD Biosciences, FDA, Hinge Health, NeoTract, UCSD, UCSF, Tufts School of Medicine, Duke University, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Stanford University, Stony Brook University Technology: Apple, Google

Sample Job Titles:

Product Manager, Project Manager, Senior Human Factors Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Senior R&D Engineer, Research Associate, Product Development Engineer, Validation Engineer, Quality Engineer, Clinical Research Coordinator, Manager of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs, Medical Consultant

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