Biotechnology

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.

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Minnesota State University, Mankato BS - Biotechnology Download PDF

Last Updated: May 3, 2017

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  • Associate of Science
  • 60 Credits | Four Semesters
  • Location: Albert Lea, Austin, Owatonna, Online Course(s)
  • Offering: Fall
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