Biotechnology career opportunities continue to grow in South Florida. The highest growth categories will be research technicians and associates. Biotechnology is an applied biological science that uses living organisms to create products, perform valuable processes, and solve problems or otherwise benefit humans and/or surroundings.
Palm Beach State College offers two degree programs in biotechnology. Students may choose to enroll in the Associate in Arts (AA) degree program, designed for those students who are planning to transfer to a four-year university, or the Associate in Science (AS) degree, which prepares students for entry into employment in the biotechnology industry, research institutions and related industries.
Our award winning program is taught by a renowned scientific faculty. made up of doctoral researchers who are committed to providing challenging course offerings necessary to meet the needs of the global scientific community.
In addition to Palm Beach State's AA and AS degree programs, a Biotechnology College Credit Certificate (CCC) is now being offered. Focused on those students who are currently employed in the biotech industry or th