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Exploring the Biotech Pathway!

An introductory biotechnology lab course with math, English, and a professional development course are all you need to earn your first certificate.  The Biotechnology Assistant Certificate designed to help students build a strong foundation for a career in biotechnology, health or other science field and earn a certificate as a Biotechnology Laboratory Assistant.

Our program is especially for pre-science, pre-nursing, pre-technical and pre-transfer students.

What do I do?  Sign up for one or more of the courses in the certificate, it’s that simple!

How do I start?  Register for the Introduction to Biotechnology  course:

    • Fall (in-person lab and lecture) BIOSC172L-6508, BIOSC172-6507:  M (2:30-5:35 PM), W (2:30-5:35 PM)
    • Spring (in-person lab) BIOSC172L  Saturday mornings (BIOSC172 offered separately online)

Want more guidance?  Visit a counselor, or check out our recommended schedules page.

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Program Questions: Contact Katie Krolikowski


phone:  (510) 215-3990

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