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Biotechnology

 

 

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Bioprocessing Science

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Uses biological processes for environmental, agricultural, clinical, industrial or other purposes. Biotechnology is utilizing biomolecular processes to produce technologies or products to help improve lives and our environment.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Biochemistry, Ethics, Genetics, Management, Mathematics, Marketing, Biology, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Microbiology, Plant Pathology, Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior, Animal Biology

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Animal Biotechnologist

·       Bioinformatics Scientist

·       Biological Technician

·       Biorefining Specialist

·       Biostatistician

·       Laboratory Technician

·       Microbiologist

·       Molecular Biologist

·       Plant Biologist

·       Research and Development Manager

·       Research Technician

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Additional certifications available

·       Internship or work experience related to biotechnology

·       Laboratory or research experience

·       Pre-Bioproducts and Biosystems