Master of Translational Medicine
A Program to Navigate the Journey From Ideation to Implementation
The Master of Translational Medicine Degree is a Professional Masters and a place where students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to bring medical innovation from the engineer’s bench to the patient’s bedside.
Backed by two world-class institutions – the Department of Bioengineering at UC Berkeley and the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences at UCSF – the program empowers students to explore and make new discoveries in the field.
Graduates are using their hands-on and real world experience from the program to change the way products are brought to life today.
Experience the MTM Difference
The MTM is an intensive, one-year program designed to transform students into professionals capable of bringing clinical innovations to life.
Students who enroll in the MTM get a broad academic background that spans everything from regulation to clinical needs. This breadth of knowledge opens the door for engineers and clinicians to collaborate.Explore Curriculum
The centerpiece of the MTM is a year-long capstone project experience. Students join real-world teams to take medical innovations from an idea to the clinic.Browse Projects
The MTM program is a place where a diverse cohort comes together with world-class faculty and share a single vision: to improve clinical care. Our amazing students, staff, and alumni make the MTM one-of-a-kind.Experience Our Community
Some of the results we’re most proud of include:
The number of companies our alumni have founded.
The amount of funding our alumni have raised for their ventures.
The job and continuing education placement rate for the Class of 2021, within 6 months of graduating.
Let our graduates tell you what their time in the program has meant to their professional paths.
Class of 2017
Christine Rachel Joseph
Class of 2017
Class of 2015
How to Apply
Review our current requirementsReview Requirements
Learn More about the MTM ProgramAttend an Informational Session
Complete the Graduate Application for Admission and FellowshipsPrepare Your Application