Why Biotechnology at Montgomery College?
At Montgomery College, you have options. MC approaches biotechnology with one objective in mind—to prepare you to perform maximally. Do you already work in the biotechnology field or do you want to update and expand your skills? Choose a path that is best for you.
Biotechnology Training Workshops
These Workforce Development workshops are ideal for people already working in the biotechnology field who wish to enhance their business and technical skills. These short seminars, boot camp, and advanced hands-on workshops are all led by subject matter experts in their field.
Students got the opportunity to focus on biotechnology, techniques and work practices used in the lab, work safety protocols, and to explore the laboratory skills needed to develop/produce a vaccine.
New! Biotechnology Boot Camp starts in December 2022.
Montgomery College offers a free, four-week biotechnology boot camp sponsored by WorkSource Montgomery to quickly train displaced workers for entry-level bio-manufacturing jobs.
In the News:
Biotechnology Boot Camp is being offered again starting in mid-December 2022 to mid-January. The FREE Boot Camp at the Germantown Campus is desinged to quickly train workers for entry-level bio-manufacturing jobs. The initiative is a collaborative effort between WorkSource Montgomery and Montgomery College and is sponsored by a State of Maryland EARN grant. Learn more about the Biotechnology Boot Camp.
Biotechnology Degrees and Certificates
These courses and programs are designed for students who wish to pursue a degree or certificate in biotechnology.
This is for you if you want to pursue a degree in biotechnology and find a job. An AA degree also offers you an opportunity to transfer to a 4-year program elsewhere.
A certificate is for you if you have a degree in a related science and wish to upgrade your skills in biotechnology. Or, if you currently work in biotechnology and want to update your skills.