Biotechnology Biomanufacturing Technician Certificate

Division: Natural Sciences


The Biotechnology Biomanufacturing Technician Certificate focuses on practical laboratory skills of protein biochemistry combined with training in quality assurance and quality control. The curriculum prepares a student to work in entry level positions in the field of biotechnology in high-tech industry and institutions. Employment opportunities include: biomedical industry, academic research labs, pharmaceutical, agriculture and food science labs. This Biotechnology Biomanufacturing Technician Certificate requires the completion of 19 units in required courses. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken.

Required Courses (19 units)19
Introduction to Biotechnology3
Introduction to Biotechnology Lab1
Biotechnology A - Basic Laboratory Skills4
Biotechnology B - Protein Biochemistry4
Quality and Regulatory Compliance in the Biosciences2
General Chemistry I5
Biochemistry for Allied Health Science
Total Units19

Outcome 1: Demonstrate a basic understanding of the quality and regulatory compliance within the biotechnology industry.

Outcome 2: Demonstrate safe and proficient handling of laboratory equipment and techniques for protein biochemistry