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Associate of Science in Biotechnology Laboratory Technology Hillsborough Community College - Brandon Campus Hillsborough Community College - Brandon Campus, USA

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USD 9111

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*Subject to change and other fees
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USD 50 Waived

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24 months


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Program Overview

The fascinating science of biotechnology utilizes living organisms and biological systems to make or modify products for a specific use through:

  • DNA manipulation and analysis.
  • Expression and purification of proteins.
  • Cell and tissue culture techniques.
  • Enzyme and antibody assays.
  • Research design and laboratory safety.
  • Computer analyses of DNA & protein sequences (bioinformatics).

If you have an interest in the sciences and a desire to position yourself at the cutting edge of emerging industries, HCC’s biotechnology laboratory technology program can prepare you for a rewarding hands-on career in biotechnology research, cell and tissue culture or biotechnology manufacturing.

The two-year program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to perform in a high-tech laboratory environment.  The program offers flexibility for students to focus in the fields of engineering, environmental sciences, math and science, information technology or the health sciences.

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Additional Information

Program Level Associate Degree

College/University Processing Time 7 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit

Program Intake


Aug 2024


Jan 2024, May 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School.

    5.5 IELTS Score
    61 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    46 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    95 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    16000 Per year

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