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Applied or Industrial Biotechnology

Applied Biotechnology graduates work in biotechnology production laboratories producing, purifying, and analyzing diverse biological products.  

An applied biotechnology degree prepares graduates to work in laboratory settings, biological production facilities and biomanufacturing, and quality control.  More experienced technicians may work in technical support.

Classes for a Certificate of Applied Biotechnology include:

  • Basic Concepts & Methods in Biotechnology 
  • Business & Regulatory Practices in Biotechnology 
  • Cell Culture & Protein Recovery
  • Biotechnology Instrumentation
  • Quality Control
  • Genetic Engineering

Some colleges offer the option of an Applied Biotechnology certificates with a focus on Analytical Chemistry or Molecular Biology.