Biology Technician/biotechnology Laboratory Technician Colleges and Programs

This educational program is designed to prepare students to apply scientific principles and technical skills in support of biologists and biotechnologists in industrial, research, and government settings. This program frequently includes in depth instruction in fermentation technology, protein purification, cell culturing, biologic synthesis, industrial microbiology, assaying and testing, quality control, chromatography and bioseparation, bioprocessing, laboratory and hazardous materials safety, genetic technology, and computer applications.

The accredited schools, colleges and universities listed below offer majors and degree programs in biotechnology.

Alamance Community College

1247 Jimmie Kerr Road, Graham, NC 27253-8000
Phone Number: (336) 578-2002
Website: www.alamancecc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Rural fringe community
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 6,934 (6,934 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

340 Victoria Rd, Asheville, NC 28801-4897
Phone Number: (828) 254-1921
Website: www.abtech.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 10,505 (10,505 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Online Application: www.ncmentor.org/applications/nc_community_coll…

Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center

1783 State Route 60, Ashland, OH 44805-9377
Phone Number: (419) 289-3313
Website: www.acwhcc-jvs.k12.oh.us
School Type: Public, less-than 2-year
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Campus setting: Distant rural community
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 105 (105 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 6 to 1
Admissions: www.acwhcc.org
Financial Aid: www.acwhcc.org

Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N, Athens, GA 30601-1500
Phone Number: (706) 355-5000
Website: www.athenstech.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 6,398 (6,398 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Admissions: www.athenstech.edu/StudentDevelopmentServices/A…
Financial Aid: http://www.athenstech.edu/StudentAffairs/FinancialAid/

Austin Community College District

5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752
Phone Number: (512) 223-7000
Website: www.austincc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 64,276 (64,276 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 36 to 1

Ball State University

2000 University Ave, Muncie, IN 47306
Phone Number: (765) 289-1241
Website: www.bsu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 23,938 (18,786 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1

Bates Technical College

1101 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone Number: (253) 680-7000
Website: www.bates.ctc.edu/
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 12,721 (12,721 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 44 to 1
Admissions: http://www.bates.ctc.edu/future-students
Financial Aid: www.bates.ctc.edu/FinancialAid/
Online Application: http://www.bates.ctc.edu/GetStarted

BioHealth College

2665 N First St Ste 102, San Jose, CA 95134
Phone Number: (408) 428-0208
Website: www.biohealthcollege.edu
School Type: Private for-profit, less-than 2-year
Awards Offered: 2-year certificate
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 222 (222 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Admissions: biohealthcollege.edu
Financial Aid: biohealthcollege.edu

Bluegrass Community and Technical College

470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40506
Phone Number: (859) 246-6200
Website: www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 16,947 (16,947 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Admissions: bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Admissions.aspx
Financial Aid: bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Costs_and_Financial_Aid.aspx
Online Application: bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Admissions/How_to_Apply.aspx

Brigham Young University-Hawaii

55-220 Kulanui Street, Laie, HI 96762-1294
Phone Number: (808) 675-3211
Website: www.byuh.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 3,248 (3,248 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Admissions: admissions.byuh.edu/
Financial Aid: financialaid.byuh.edu/
Online Application: www.besmart.com/

Brunswick Community College

50 College Rd, Bolivia, NC 28422-9021
Phone Number: (910) 755-7300
Website: www.brunswickcc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Distant rural community
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 2,102 (2,102 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 3 to 1
Admissions: http://www.brunswickcc.edu/steps-to-enrollment/
Financial Aid: http://www.brunswickcc.edu/financial-aid/
Online Application: www.ncmentor.org/applications/nc_community_coll…

Bucks County Community College

275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA 18940-4106
Phone Number: (215) 968-8000
Website: www.bucks.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 15,860 (15,860 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Admissions: www.bucks.edu/admissions
Financial Aid: www.bucks.edu/admissions/financialaid/index.php
Online Application: apps.bucks.edu/admissions/index.php

Camden County College

College Drive, Blackwood, NJ 8012
Phone Number: (856) 227-7200
Website: www.camdencc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 23,399 (23,399 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 33 to 1
Admissions: www.camdencc.edu/studentservices/index.htm
Financial Aid: www.camdencc.edu/financialaid/index.htm
Online Application: www.applyweb.com/apply/camdencc/menu.html

Central Georgia Technical College

3300 Macon Tech Dr, Macon, GA 31206
Phone Number: (478) 757-3400
Website: www.centralgatech.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 9,835 (9,835 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Admissions: www.centralgatech.edu/studserv/admissions/admis…
Financial Aid: www.centralgatech.edu/studserv/finaid.html
Online Application: bannerweb.centralgatech.edu/pls/ban8/bwskalog.P…

Cleveland Community College

137 S Post Rd, Shelby, NC 28152-6224
Phone Number: (704) 484-4000
Website: www.clevelandcommunitycollege.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Rural fringe community
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 4,175 (4,175 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Admissions: www.clevelandcommunitycollege.edu/admissions.php
Financial Aid: www.clevelandcommunitycollege.edu/future_studen…
Online Application: www.clevelandcommunitycollege.edu/future_studen…

Cleveland State University

2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Phone Number: (216) 687-2000
Website: www.csuohio.edu/
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 20,109 (12,569 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Admissions: www.csuohio.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid: www.csuohio.edu/enrollmentservices/financialaid/

Cloud County Community College

2221 Campus Dr, Concordia, KS 66901-1002
Phone Number: (785) 243-1435
Website: www.cloud.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Rural fringe community
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 4,649 (4,649 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Admissions: www.cloud.edu
Financial Aid: www.cloud.edu
Online Application: www.cloud.edu

Collin County Community College District

3452 Spur 399, McKinney, TX 75069
Phone Number: (972) 881-5790
Website: www.collin.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 32,419 (32,419 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 26 to 1
Admissions: www.collin.edu/gettingstarted/admissions/index….
Financial Aid: www.collin.edu/gettingstarted/financialaid/inde…
Online Application: www.collin.edu/gettingstarted/admissions/online…

Community College of Aurora

16000 E CentreTech Pky, Aurora, CO 80011-9036
Phone Number: (303) 360-4700
Website: www.ccaurora.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 9,060 (9,060 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Admissions: ccaurora.edu/contact
Financial Aid: www.ccaurora.edu/students/paying-college/financ…
Online Application: erpdnssb.cccs.edu/PRODCCA/twbkwbis.P_GenMenu?na…

County College of Morris

214 Center Grove Rd, Randolph, NJ 07869-2086
Phone Number: (973) 328-5000
Website: WWW.CCM.EDU
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 12,557 (12,557 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Admissions: www.ccm.edu/admissions
Financial Aid: www.ccm.edu/admissions/financialAid
Online Application: www.ccm.edu/admissions/apply

Gannon University

109 W Sixth St, Erie, PA 16541-0001
Phone Number: (814) 871-7000
Website: www.gannon.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 4,760 (2,993 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Admissions: www.gannon.edu/admiss
Financial Aid: www.gannon.edu/admiss/undergrad/finaid/
Online Application: www.gannon.edu/admiss/undergrad/apply/

Hagerstown Community College

11400 Robinwood Dr, Hagerstown, MD 21742-6514
Phone Number: 302E12
Website: www.hagerstowncc.edu/admissions/apply-online
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Midsize suburb
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 5,901 (5,901 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Admissions: www.hagerstowncc.edu/admissions
Financial Aid: www.hagerstowncc.edu/financial-aid
Online Application: www.hagerstowncc.edu

John Tyler Community College

13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, VA 23831-5316
Phone Number: (804) 796-4000
Website: www.jtcc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 12,608 (12,608 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 28 to 1
Admissions: www.jtcc.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=…
Financial Aid: www.jtcc.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=…
Online Application: apply.vccs.edu/oa/launch.action

Lake City Community College

Highway 90 East, Lake City, FL 32025-2007
Phone Number: (386) 752-1822
Website: www.fgc.edu/
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Rural fringe community
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 4,098 (4,098 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Admissions: www.fgc.edu/students/admissions.aspx
Financial Aid: www.fgc.edu/students/financial-aid.aspx
Online Application: www.fgc.edu/students/admissions/applying-for-ad…

Middlesex Community College

100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-4829
Phone Number: (860) 343-5701
Website: www.mxcc.commnet.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 3,904 (3,904 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Admissions: www.mxcc.commnet.edu/admissions/admission_home….
Financial Aid: www.mxcc.commnet.edu/finance/finance_home.shtml
Online Application: www.middlesex.mass.edu/ProspectiveStudentInform…

Northern New Mexico College

921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, NM 87532
Phone Number: (505) 747-2100
Website: nnmc.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 3,367 (3,367 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Admissions: admissions.nnmc.edu/page/admissions-recruitment
Financial Aid: aid.nnmc.edu/
Online Application: admissions.nnmc.edu/page/admissions-recruitment

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802-1589
Phone Number: (814) 865-4700
Website: www.psu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 48,407 (40,792 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1

Richmond Community College

1042 W Hamlet Ave, Hamlet, NC 28345-1189
Phone Number: (910) 410-1700
Website: www.richmondcc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Rural fringe community
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 2,302 (2,302 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 39 to 1
Admissions: www.richmondcc.edu
Financial Aid: www.richmondcc.edu

Salt Lake Community College

4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
Phone Number: (801) 957-4111
Website: www.slcc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 47,759 (47,759 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 32 to 1
Admissions: www.slcc.edu/enrollmentservices
Financial Aid: www.slcc.edu/financialaid
Online Application: www.slcc.edu/gettingstarted/index.asp

SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill

Cobleskill, NY 12043
Phone Number: (518) 255-5525
Website: www.cobleskill.edu/
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 2,977 (2,977 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Admissions: www.cobleskill.edu/admissions.html
Financial Aid: www.cobleskill.edu/financial.html

Tallahassee Community College

444 Appleyard Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32304-2895
Phone Number: (850) 201-6200
Website: www.tcc.fl.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 20,166 (20,166 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Admissions: www.tcc.fl.edu/about_tcc/student_affairs/depart…
Financial Aid: www.tcc.fl.edu/about_tcc/administrative_service…
Online Application: www.tcc.fl.edu/about_tcc/student_affairs/depart…

Temple College

2600 S 1st St, Temple, TX 76504-7435
Phone Number: (254) 298-8282
Website: www.templejc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 7,715 (7,715 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 26 to 1
Admissions: http://www.templejc.edu/SES/Admission/Forms.aspx
Financial Aid: http://www.templejc.edu/SES/FinancialAid/Financial-Aid.aspx
Online Application: www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX?s_log…

Tulsa Technology Center-Riverside Campus

801 East 91st, Tulsa, OK 74132-4008
Phone Number: (918) 828-4000
Website: www.tulsatech.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Rural fringe community
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 654 (654 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Admissions: www.tulsatech.edu/apply/Default.aspx
Financial Aid: www.tulsatech.edu/Financial_Aid/default.aspx

University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 6516
Phone Number: (203) 932-7000
Website: www.newhaven.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 6,361 (4,074 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Admissions: www.newhaven.edu/admissions/ugrad/
Financial Aid: www.newhaven.edu/admissions/ugrad/affordable/
Online Application: www.newhaven.edu/prospective/15183/

Vance-Granville Community College

200 Community College Road, Henderson, NC 27536
Phone Number: (252) 492-2061
Website: www.vgcc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Rural fringe community
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 6,295 (6,295 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Admissions: www.vgcc.edu
Financial Aid: www.vgcc.edu
Online Application: www.vgcc.edu

Weber State University

3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, UT 84408-1137
Phone Number: (801) 626-6000
Website: www.weber.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 28,129 (27,418 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 33 to 1
Admissions: weber.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid: weber.edu/financialaid/
Online Application: www.weber.edu/admissions/studentapplication.html

Wesleyan College

4760 Forsyth Rd, Macon, GA 31210-4462
Phone Number: (478) 477-1110
Website: www.wesleyancollege.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 854 (727 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Admissions: http://www.wesleyancollege.edu/admission/
Financial Aid: http://www.wesleyancollege.edu/admission/undergraduate/parents/finaid.cfm
Online Application: www.wesleyancollege.edu/Admission/Apply/tabid/1…

Western Career College-Emeryville

6001 Shellmound St., Ste. 145, Emeryville, CA 94608
Phone Number: (510) 420-5100
Website: www.carrington.edu
School Type: 2-year private for-profit
Awards Offered: 2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 680 (680 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 53 to 1

Western Career College-San Jose

6201 San Ignacio Ave., San Jose, CA 95119
Phone Number: (408) 360-0848
Website: www.carrington.edu
School Type: 2-year private for-profit
Awards Offered: 2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 1,343 (1,343 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1

Westmoreland County Community College

145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, PA 15697-1895
Phone Number: (724) 925-4000
Website: wccc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 10,529 (10,529 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
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