What is Biotechnology?

  Biotechnology Education at a SCBC Community College

Two-year associate science degrees can provide the general biology, chemistry and math background needed in biotechnology. Biotechnology Certificate programs teach the specific theory and ‘hands-on’ techniques used in biotechnology. The community colleges in the table below offer specific biotechnology courses and/or biotechnology certificate programs.

Community College Program Offered
Cuyamaca College
Introduction to Biotechnology
Grossmont College Forensic Technology
Principles Of Cellular And Molecular Biology
Organic Chemistry
MiraCosta College Biotechnology Lab Assistant
Biotechnology Research and Development Technician
Biotechnology Manufacturing Operator
San Diego City College Biotechnology Certificate Courses start 2007
San Diego Mesa College Animal Health Technology
Chemistry Technician
San Diego Miramar College
Applied Biotechnology_Mol. Bio Track
Applied Biotechnology_Analytical Chem. Track
Southwestern College Biotechnology
Chemistry Technician
Victor Valley College Biotechnology

Click here to view details and college contact information on the programs listed in this table.

Click here to see an alphabetical list of all community colleges represented by the SCBC@MiramarCollege.

For more information on the biotechnology programs available at four-year universities and schools of continuing education in San Diego, click here to visit the San Diego Biotechnology Education Consortium (SDBEC) website’s Biotechnology Programs page.


Contact Information: Sandra Slivka Ph.D., Director, Southern California Biotechnology Center
San Diego Miramar College I 10440 Black Mountain Road I San Diego CA 92126
 (619) 388-7490 I sslivka@sdccd.net

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