Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Mar 18, 2018  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog

Biotechnology Certificate: 219

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This certificate curriculum is intended to prepare people for immediate employment in the biotechnology field. This curriculum is suitable for students currently working in the biotechnology or medical technology field who want to upgrade or update their skills, or for those who have obtained a bachelor’s degree in the life sciences and want additional training. Students must obtain consent of the biotechnology program coordinator before enrolling in the certificate curriculum. To enter directly into the certificate curriculum, students must have met the prerequisites for the biotechnology courses (see Course Descriptions  section in this catalog).

Program Requirements

All students should review the Advising Worksheet and consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 17

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Independently complete basic laboratory tasks common to biotechnology such as documentation, pipetting, buffer preparation, dilutions, and gel electrophoresis.
  • Define and explain the basic principles, concepts, and techniques of biotechnology.

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