The Biotechnology program focuses on the different aspects of the rapidly emerging and developing science of Biotechnology. The course is discovery-based, with an emphasis on the most current technology and developments in the field. Students focus on modern field usage of biotechnology as it is used in pharmaceutical companies, medical laboratories, environmental science, and agricultural applications. Students explore microbiology, anatomy and physiology, genetics, chemistry, forensics, environmental science, bioethics, molecular biology, and bioinformatics.

College Credit Plus Opportunity
  • Bioscience Skills and Regulations (4 Semester hours - Junior Year)
  • Bioscience Lab Methods (3 Semester hours - Senior Year)

Program of Study
  • Principles & Practices of Biomedical Technology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology for Health and Diseases
  • Genetics of Disease
  • 2 credits — English
  • 2 credits — Math (Algebra 2 and Advanced Math)
  • 2 credits — Science (Chemistry and Physics or Environmental Biology)
  • 2 credits — Social Studies (American Government & Elective)

Career Opportunities
  • Research Laboratory Technician
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Geneticist
  • Bio-medical Technician
  • Forensic Lab Technician
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Genetic Engineer
  • Tissue Culture Specialist

Typical Wages
  • $19 to $53/hour
  • $39,440 to $110,850/year

Is This You?
  •  I am detail oriented
  • I am attentive to detail
  • I am analytical
  • I am good at science
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