Introduction to Bio Careers

Interested in biotechnology but afraid you don’t have the academic skills or training to take BioWork or biotechnology training programs? Enter our Introduction to Bio Careers, a course combining basic math and science training, along with career readiness and technical skills development needed to pursue further training in one of the fastest growing industries in the state!


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Free to qualified participants. Review the HRD Tuition and Fee Waiver Verification form to see if you qualify.


To register, use the Continuing Education registration form and, if appropriate, the HRD Tuition and Fee Waiver Verification form. There is an additional $5 materials fee is required at the time of registration. The fee cannot be waived for exempt participants. 60 hours. $189


41167 MWTh 7/9–8/11 6–10 p.m. NDC 102

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Bio Careers course?

Bio Careers is a pre-Biotechnology training course and introduces students to opportunities in the Biotechnology industry. The 60-credit hour course combines basic math and science training to strengthen and improve studentsí skills, along with a focus on career readiness and technical skills development. Computer literacy, teamwork, time management, problem solving, and situational applications are incorporated in the course.


Would the Bio Careers course prepare me for a job in the Biotech industry?

No. The Bio Careers course provides a review and helps you to strengthen your math and science skills. It also helps you develop strong study skills and habits. The Bio Careers helps students succeed in future Biotechnology courses. This enables you to be in the position to pursue further training in one of the fastest growing and best paying industries in the state!


Do you need Bio Careers?

It depends on the individual. Bio Careers is geared towards students who have the desire to know more about the field of Biotechnology while strengthening foundation skills. Students who have been out of school for a long time and others will find the helpful in updating and improving their math, science, and computer skills.