Biotechnology

Associate in Science, 60 Credits

AVAILABLE IN: Albert Lea, Austin, Owatonna, Online Course(s)
PROGRAM STARTS: Fall
COURSE PLAN: Four Semesters
PROGRAM SHEET: PRINT

This degree prepares biological technicians to set up, maintain, and clean laboratory instruments and equipment, such as microscopes, scales, and test tubes; gather and prepare biological samples such as blood, food, or bacteria cultures for laboratory analysis; conduct biological tests and experiments; and document their work. Students may pursue careers in industries using biotechnology such as antibiotic and pharmaceutical; food energy; agricultural pesticides; herbicides; fertilizers; growth chemicals and breeding programs; industrial chemicals; biocatalysts; and diagnostics. Biotechnologists may work with research scientists on the development of processes in the laboratory and with engineers to transfer and scale up laboratory processes for large scale production required by industry.

Guaranteed Transfer Agreement

Institution Award Degree Curriculum Agreement
Minnesota State University, Mankato BS - Biotechnology Download PDF

Last Updated: May 3, 2017

Honors program eligible

Expand your intellectual, cultural, and social horizons through our Honors Program — a unique opportunity for high-ability students in our Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degree programs to thrive in a challenging academic environment.

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