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Career Readiness for students


Is Biotechnology for You?

  • Are you interested in Biology and have excellent computer skills?
  • Are you interested in using science to solve crimes?
  • Do you like performing lab experiments?
  • Do you enjoy working in teams to solve real world problems?

About the Program

Biotechnology students develop and refine laboratory and research skills as they improve scientific investigative techniques. Biotechnology provides an intensive hands-on laboratory program for students utilizing the latest lab equipment and computer technology to investigate the intricacies of protein/DNA science. Biotechnology is the application of concepts from biochemistry, genetics, and molecular biology.

Sample Course Plan for Biotechnology

Sample Courses

Certifications/Awards for Completing High School Program

  • Articulation Agreement : An Articulation agreement with Montgomery College is being updated.

Local Colleges Offering a Continuation of the Program

Community College of Baltimore County

Frederick Community College

Hagerstown Community College

The Johns Hopkins University

Montgomery College

University of Maryland College Park

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Stevenson University

Townson University

Maryland's Biotechnology Training Consortium




Where this Program is Offered

If this program is not available at your school, meet with your counselor to select courses that will allow you to explore your interest in these careers.

Biotechnology Video