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Biotechnology Specialist [3028]

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(19 Credit Hours)

NOTE: Federal Financial Aid Eligibility Pending

Program Director

Dr.  Matthew Thomas, Director
941-752-5624 Bradenton
941-408-1300, ext. 65624 Venice

This certificate designed to prepare students for employment as technicians who will work in a research laboratory or industrial setting.  The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Biotechnology program [2042]. This hands-on program is designed to provide students with entry level skills for a number of common laboratory techniques encountered in research and industrial settings

Program Goal:

Specific Goals of the Certificate are: 

  • Demonstrate communication skills
  • Demonstrate safety skills
  • Demonstrate basic laboratory skills
  • Demonstrate regulatory compliance
  • Demonstrate appropriate decision making and problem solving techniques
  • Demonstrate specific Laboratory skills
  • Demonstrate quality assurance/control
  • Maintain facility and equipment. 


General Education Courses

Subtotal Credit Hours: 10

Program Specialization Courses

Complete two of the three (4 credit hours) courses

Subtotal Credit Hours: 9

Total Credit Hours: 19


This program will require some or all classes to be taken at one campus location. Contact the program director for specific details.

Credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress.

Gainful employment information about this certificate is available at scf.edu/Academics/CareerTechnicalEducation/GEDT/.

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