The launch of the Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Certificate Program has been delayed until further notice
**Get Your Biotech Certificate in Just 8 Months!**
The Biotechnology Laboratory Technician Certificate consists of five classes (16 semester units). It is designed to provide San Diego area students with the skills necessary to secure entry-level positions as biotech lab technicians or research assistants. The program curriculum provides an overview of the industry and the functions of biotechnology and pharmaceutical laboratories in research, manufacturing, and quality control. This Certificate program is designed to be completed within two semesters of study, or approximately eight months.
The Biotechnology Laboratory Technician Certificate courses:
- Cover a range of topics deemed crucial in supplying a solid science foundation, supplemented by hands-on training in a laboratory setting;
- Are taught by faculty from the Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology departments at CSUSM;
- Train you to be well-versed in cutting edge technologies and current market trends;
- Emphasize the role of biotechnology companies, and the process of discovery and development of new products.
This program is funded by the San Diego Workforce Partnership and the Riverside County Workforce Development Center to train and enable workers in Southern California to seek training for laboratory technician or research assistant roles in the biotechnology workforce.