About this course
The greater Kansas City area and specifically Johnson County have numerous biological-, pharmaceutical- and chemical-related formulating, manufacturing, research and testing companies. Many of these facilities employ scientific technicians to support the endeavors of their professional scientists and engineers.
JCCC’s science technology program is designed to develop scientific support personnel for the metropolitan area.
This program offers specific knowledge and training designed to provide you with entry-level skills for employment as a technician. It also provides the breadth of background sufficient to encourage change and flexibility.
The biotechnology associate of applied science degree program will prepare students to work in biotechnology laboratories associated with universities, medical centers, private research institutions, and a variety of industrial applications. Upon completion of this 64 hour degree, students will be able to find entry-level or higher positions in diverse fields of biotechnology. Along with basic and more advanced science courses, students will take specialized courses such as laboratory safety and biotechnology methods.