University of Maine at Portland, University of New England
Where have our graduates been hired?
Alere, IDEXX, Immucell, Katahdin Analytical Services, Kennebec River Biosciences, Maine Molecular Quality Controls and Maine Standards, Abbott Labs, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Colby College, Bates College, Bowdoin College, University of New England, Mount Desert Island Biological labs, Univ of Maine at Orono, Univ of Maine at Portland (USM).
SMCC offers an Associate in Science degree requiring a mix of general education and hands-on courses. Students learn the fundamentals of biology and chemistry and gain an advanced understanding of related subfields such as cellular biology, genetics and microbiology. Students work with DNA, cells, enzymes and other biological agents in hands-on laboratory settings and have the opportunity to work in outside laboratories as part of a summer internship program. Graduates find employment in entry-level biotechnology positions, including jobs as manufacturing, research and lab technicians, or transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.