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Biomanufacturing - Certificate

Program Code - CIP Code: BMFR.CERTA/41.0303
Credits Required: 16
Academic Division: Math, Science, Business and Technology

The Biomanufacturing program is designed to prepare individuals to become biomanufacturing technologists in manufacturing facilities where aseptic techniques and biosafety concerns are needed (e.g., animal health, medical, or food packaging).  The curriculum incudes both theory and practical application by training in biomanufacturing and science laboratories.  Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the MT1 certification exam, which has been adopted by the KC Animal Health Corridor.

Requirements for admission to the program:                                 

  • Reading score of 60 or higher on the Accuplacer.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

Biomanufacturing Requirements*

Course Credit Hours
BIOL0105 Introduction to Biotechnology 2
BIOL0135 Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology 4
BMFR0100 Survey of Biomanufacturing 3
BMFR0145 Manufacturing Technician Training 3
BMFR0146 Techniques and Instrumentation for Biomanufacturing 4
*See course syllabi for Biomanufacturing course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for a Biomanufacturing  Certificate 16
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