The core biotechnology coursework is designed to provide students with hands-on experience in current techniques in biotechnology and working knowledge of standard operating procedures, precise documentation of experimental results, and data analysis. Successful graduates of this program will possess a combination of hands-on skills and basic science/math knowledge required for entry-level career opportunities in the biomedical sciences industry, including industrial biotechnology research and production laboratories, pharmaceutical laboratories, and academic research laboratories. The primary program objectives are achieved through lecture courses, laboratory sessions, seminars, and culminate with an internship.
Graduates that complete this program will be able to:
- Apply standard operating procedures to conduct research experiments in a research laboratory setting with strict adherence to Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and safety guidelines/procedures, including the maintenance of an accurate record of laboratory activities in a laboratory notebook
- Demonstrate proficien