For students with a prior degree, LSC-Montgomery offers an Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) in biotechnology. Students who have taken the prerequisite courses in chemistry and biology can complete the Biotechnology ATC in one year. The program requires seven courses plus an internship, and thus allows students rapid entry into the biotechnology workforce.
The LSC-Montgomery Biotechnology Laboratory Technician program was the first program of its type established in Texas and has produced hundreds of graduaes employed in laboratories around the state and nation. Students enrolled in the program have numerous opportunities to build their resumes by participatiin in a variety of scientific research projects. Many studnets have presented their research findings at national conferences and have been featured in local and natioanl media.
The LSC-Montgomery Biotechnology Institute (MCBI) was created to establish a point of contact for all biotechnology training inquiries. The Institute's goal is to prepare students for all levels of entry into the biotechnology industry. The MCBI functions to identify and meet biotechnology industry training needs, recruit students using a variety of outreach programs, help retrain workers changing careers through the Biotechnology ATC, and partner with four-year programs.
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
Biological Science Laboratory Technician2
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