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biotechnology program at montgomery college

Biotechnology Program

Supported by the Paul Peck Applied Science and Technology Center

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The Biotechnology Program at Montgomery College trains students for jobs in the biotech industry.  Entry-level workers are involved in laboratory work such as:

                Cell culture and upstream processing

                Bio-manufacturing antibody production and isolation

                DNA and RNA isolation

                PCR, RT-PCR and qPCR              

                Working in a regulatory environment following GXP (GLP and

                cGMP) requirements

                Toxicology or vaccine sterility testing

                Testing and developing diagnostic and therapeutic agents

                Quality Control and quality assurance


Courses toward a  degree or  certificate are designed to prepare students for both academic achievement and successful employment in the biotechnology industry.

To learn more about the program and to determine if it is a good match for your interests and needs, explore our website and read our FAQs.

If you have additional questions, please contact us.


Last updated 05/10/16




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