You want to explore the modern frontiers of science and you find the possibilities of biology fascinating. We're excited for you!
At Harford, you can channel this creative energy into biotechnology, where you'll find career opportunities in fields like medicine,
pharmaceuticals, agriculture, biofuels, and more. Biotechnology uses living organisms or components of them to create new products or processes and is giving rise to a variety of new fields and industries with diverse job opportunities.
At Harford Community College, we offer both a Biotechnology Associate of Science degree and a certificate program that can prepare you for employment in the biotechnology workforce.
Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your biotechnology studies.
What kind of courses can I expect to take?
Develop a strong background in biotechnology through required courses and electives like these at Harford:
Foundations of Biotechnology
Laboratory Methods for Biotechnology
Advanced Techniques in Biotechnology
Biomanufacturing and Biosafety
What can I do when I complete this program?
With a degree or certificate in biotechnology at Harford, you can acquire the credits to transfer to another institution, or the skills you need to enter the biotechnology workforce.
Top Transfer Destinations
University of Maryland
Process Development Scientist
Use the Career Insight Tool to see what opportunities are available for you.