Are you excited by science? Did you know that there are scientists who use biology and chemistry to develop and improve different products, or to address problems of our modern world?


Schools That Offer Biotechnology

The pharmaceutical, health care, food products and environmental industries all rely on biotechnologists to advance their fields. Biotechnology students explore genetics, microbiology, DNA structure and function, forensics, bioethics, and instrumentation through hands on labs and experiments. Throughout the program, students will master basic skills like preparing solutions and using a transfer pipet, to cutting-edge techniques in cell culturing, protein isolation and purification, separation procedures, chromatography and gel electrophorhesis. Graduates with biotechnology skills will be well prepared for entry-level laboratory positions, or for rigorous university-level science studies.

Biotech students participate in field trips to University of Pennsylvania, professional forensic labs, Harrisburg University, and more!

two lab scientists inspect a petri dish with a magnifying glass

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