Biotechnology Lab Technician

at Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Biotechnology is the application of biological organisms, systems, and/or processes to learn about the science of life and the improvement of the value of materials and organisms such as pharmaceuticals, crops, and livestock. Biotechnology is a relatively new and fast-developing field that integrates knowledge from several traditional sciences: biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, and chemical engineering. Graduates may work in labs for companies in the areas of pharmaceuticals, food processing, molecular biology, agricultural research, and product analysis.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington 56187

Labor Market Information

  • Biological Technicians
  • Median wage:$23.17/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu