The Launch of the Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Certificate Program has been delayed until further notice
The Biotechnology Laboratory Technician Certificate consists of five classes (16 semester units). It is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to secure entry-level positions as biotechnology 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.