Biotechnology Proficiency Certificate

Learn about the areas of bio-processing, fermentation, quality control and quality assurance. The curriculum has been reviewed and validated by biotechnology companies, providing you with the knowledge and training to seek employment in pharmaceutical manufacturing; research, medical and testing laboratories; and agricultural industries. Biotechnology is an exciting and rapidly changing high-technology field employing specially trained individuals. Laboratories in the biotechnology industry rely on technicians who are proficient at common tasks such as solution preparation, electrophoresis, microbial growth and column chromatography.

Degree Options

Upon receiving your proficiency certificate, you may enter the workforce, or your courses may be applied to the Applied Science and Engineering Technology associate's degree program at the College, and then transfer to a four-year college.

Career Options

  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Research facilities
  • University settings
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical and testing laboratories
  • Biotechnology companies
  • Agricultural industries


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