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Explore the Biotechnology Program

Students in the Biotechnology program explore molecular biology, organic chemistry, environmental science, and genetic engineering. They also perform advanced laboratory experiments and use advanced tools biological and chemical professionals operate.

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Engage, Experience, and Excel

Students in the program learn biochemistry, organic chemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, genetic engineering, and environmental science. Students prepare for further education in biological sciences, chemistry, and pre-med.

They also have the opportunity to take part in HOSA, a career and technical student organization, that aims to empower future health professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience.

Discover Career Opportunities

Explore our career tree to learn about the wide variety of professional opportunities that students are prepared for upon program completion or with further education.

  • Entry Level: Data Entry Specialist, Equipment Prep Technician, Hazardous Waste Response Associate, Watershed Science Technician, Field Technician

  • Technical Careers: Clinical Lab Technician, Hazardous Material Handling Technician, Pharmacy Technician, State Tested Nurse Assistant, Practical Nurse, Medical Assistant

  • Professional Careers: Biologist, Chemist, Chemical Engineer, Pharmacist, Physician, Radiological Safety Officer, Geneticist, Microbiologist

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Earn College Credits and Certifications

Students in the program can earn their CPR/First Aid Certification and the OSHA Safety Certification.

We offer students a variety of college credit options. View our statewide credit agreements.

  • Associates' Degree in Applied Science

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science

Michael Alvetro

Contact Us

Michael Alvetro, Program Instructor,

Rachel Gensburg, Program Supervisor, 330-847-0503 ext. 1310,

Resources: Syllabus | Open House Session Recording