The Biotechnology program prepares students to apply scientific principles and technical skills in support of biologists and biotechnologists in research, industrial and government settings. Includes instruction in fermentation technology, cell culturing, protein purification, biologic synthesis, assaying and testing, quality control, industrial microbiology, bioprocessing, chromatography and bio separation, genetic technology, laboratory and hazardous materials safety, and computer applications and test equipment operation and maintenance. The program is designed and delivered as a coherent sequence of experiences using technical instruction, academic foundations, experiential learning, supervised occupational experience and leadership and personal development through the Career & technical Student Organization, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).
Expect to learn:
- Study of technoloy based on biology
- Manipulation of simple cells and proteing to produce chemicals
- College Credit and internship opportunities may be available
Career information for this industry:
- Salary range: $29,120 - $70,560
- Education Range: Bachelor's degree in biology or a closely related field.
- Projected job growth: 10%
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