Biotechnology

Associate in Science (A.S.)

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Get ready for a career as scientist, researcher or entrepreneur. Ultimately, your work could even include discoveries that lead to safer foods, treatments for diseases, or alternative energy sources!

Biotechnology Degree

In this hands-on degree program that focuses on science, technology and problem-solving, you'll:

  • Utilize cutting-edge equipment
  • Receive in-class training in the most up-to-date, industry-standard techniques
  • Discover opportunities to become involved in undergraduate research projects
  • Be prepared to transfer on and pursue a four-year degree in biotechnology or a related area, such as biology, biochemistry or biomanufacturing
  • Gain hands-on training and prepare to enter the workforce in an entry-level biotech position

Program Overview


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See the campus and envision yourself as an FLCC student! FLCC's Admissions Office offers a variety of visit and tour opportunities.

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CCURI: Real Research

The Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI) provides students with access to authentic research experiences from day one.

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Career Opportunities

Biotech professionals are in demand across many industries, including agriculture, health care and manufacturing.

Careers in Biotech