Programs of Study

Biotechnology

Get the skills you need
for the job

Great qualified instructors


Local biotech internships


Hands-on laboratory work


Small class sizes


Low-cost tuition


Job placement assistance


Scholarships available to students who have declared Biotechnology as their major!


WIA Approved!

Earn an Associate of Science degree in Biotechnology, one of the fastest growing industries in the nation, with a high demand for entry-level workers and two-year and four-year college graduates. In the last 25 years, the US biotechnology industry has created more than 198,000 high-quality jobs, at over 1,400 pharmaceutical, agricultural, industrial, and instrumentation biotechnology companies, plus more at academic and government agencies!

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Biotechnology sectors include:
  • Health Care: drug discovery, vaccines, devices and diagnostics
  • Ag Biotech: genetically modified organisms, food safety
  • Industrial and Environmental Applications: biofuels, biomaterials
  • Biodefense: vaccines, biosensors
  • Research Tools: DNA fingerprinting, bioinformatics, microarray technology, nanotechnology
Local companies will provide internships for students who have completed the first year of biotech classes at Calhoun and will work with students and instructors to ensure our graduates are trained to enter the local workforce.




Reasons for Biotechnology in Community, Technical, and Career Colleges



For more information about this program, call or write:


Necia Nicholas
256-306-2845
nnicholas@calhoun.edu

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