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Biotechnology Overview


Career/Program Overview

RCTC offers an Associate in Science degree in Biotechnology which is designed as a transfer program.


The Associate in Science degree program includes specially developed courses that introduce students to clinical and research practices which deal with human subject issues and patient care, as well as, give hands on laboratory experience which builds skills and techniques specific to a biotechnology laboratory. Coursework also includes:  General Biology, Chemistry, Math, and other general education coursework.   

Program/Degree Options

RCTC offers an Associate in Science degree programs in Biotechnology.

Program Start Date(s)

Students can begin general education requirements any semester. 

Career Opportunities/Information

Biotechnology technicians work in research and clinical labs of healthcare organizations, in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, and in research institutions. 


Rochester Community and Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

For additional information on the most current list of RCTC program articulations see us at: http://www.rctc.edu/catalog/articulations

Additional Information

Program website: http://www.rctc.edu/program/biotechnology/index.cfm
Program Plan: http://www.rctc.edu/catalog/programs
More Information: http://www.rctc.edu/contact

Last Updated: February 18, 2015

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