Agricultural/Biofuels Process Technology

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Typically, biodiesel and ethanol are considered agricultural biofuels.  In Iowa, ethanol is derived from corn through fermentation and biodiesel has traditionally been derived from vegetable oil through a chemical process.  This program prepares a student to begin a career in the field of bioenergy.  It is a hands-on, mechanically oriented program that focuses on the mechanics and principles of industrial plant operations.

This is a two year A.A.S. degree.

Related careers: 
Biofuel Technicians
Related careers: 
Manufacturing Technician
Related job areas: 
Agricultural biotechnology
Related job areas: 
Biofuels
Related job areas: 
Biomanufacturing
Related job areas: 
Bioprocessing

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