Biotechnology Advanced Certificate

Biotechnology is a subject area that has enormous implications for the future of the 21st century. It already has a significant impact on our lives, and will continue to revolutionize the ways in which we diagnose and treat disease, lengthen the life span, feed the planet, and remediate the environment. Our nationally recognized Biotechnology program prepares students with the skills and knowledge needed to enter the biotechnology industry. Current graduates may be found in a variety of biotechnology companies, working as Lab Technicians, Manufacturing Associates, Quality Control and Quality Assurance Technicians, and as Validation Consultants.


  1. Complete an application for the program.
  2. Provide proof of high school completion or equivalent.
  3. Provide evidence of college level Biology and Chemistry
  4. Obtain permission of Department Chair

Advanced Certificate Courses

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
BTEC105G Introduction to Biotechnology 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
*200 level BIOL or CHEM course may be substituted at discretion of the department chair
BTEC210G Biotechnology Research 2 6 4
Classroom 2, Lab 6, Total 4
BTEC220G Biomanufacturing 2 6 4
Classroom 2, Lab 6, Total 4
Total Credits 12

Note: the Biotechnology Advanced Certificate Program is not financial aid eligible.

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