Shoreline Community College

Shoreline Community College has been offering degrees in biotechnology for the past twenty years and has been a Bio-Link program and regional center since 2001.  

The Biotechnology Laboratory Specialist Program will prepare you for work in a wide variety of laboratory settings. The curriculum is broad, offering a foundation in a number of math and science disciplines including algebra, statistics, chemistry, biology, microbiology and computer science. Through classroom lectures and hands-on laboratory learning experiences, you will gain a working knowledge of molecular biology, recombinant DNA, immunology, protein purification and tissue culture. Shoreline offers a 2 year AAAS degree for students new to science and a 1-year certificate program for students with a Bachelor's or advanced degree looking to increase their laboratory skills.


Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Avenue North
Shoreline, WA 98133-5696
Phone: 206-546-4101
Program leader (s): 
Guy Hamilton
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Degrees and certificates

Graduates from this program have been employed by : 

Amgen, ATL Ultrasound, Bayer Health Care, Benaroya Research Insitute, Cell Therapeutics, CMC Biologics, Dendreon, Food and Drug Administration, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, ICOS, Institute for Systems Biology, Iverson Genetic Diagnostics, MDS PanLabs, Presage Biosciences, the University of Washington, Targeted Genetics, Rosetta/Merck, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the Seattle Children's Hospital, Xactagen, Zymogenetics

Program activities

Amgen Bruce Wallace Lab Program

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