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Ishfaq Ahmed, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator

Elizabeth Hicks

Edward Kremer, Ph.D.
Dean, Math, Science, Business and Technology Division


The biomanufacturing program prepare students for STEM education or skilled workforce in biomanufacturing industry by providing necessary knowledge, laboratory techniques and skills.

Biomanufacturing Certificate

The biomanufacturing program offers certificate course to the students interested in biotechnology/ biomanufacturing field. This one-year program is based on 16 credit hours spread in two semesters. Biomanufacturing program provides necessary knowledge, and skills to be eligible to enter as professional workforce in Biomanufacturing Industry. After successful completion of this program, students can apply for entry-level jobs in biomanufacturing industry or pursue higher studies in biotechnology (AS/bachelors/graduate).

Many employers offer tuition assistance for employees furthering their education.

Learn More About the Certificate

Skills Learned

  1. Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  2. Basic biochemistry techniques
  3. Aseptic techniques
  4. Cell culture techniques
  5. Microscopy
  6. Bacterial culture using bioreactor/ CGQ/LIS technology
  7. Differential staining of various bacteria
  8. Cell and molecular biology techniques
  9. Basic bioinformatics
  10. Documentation and much more

Biomanufacturing Careers Examples

  • Agricultural Technician        
  • Biofuel Technician
  • Biomanufacturing Technician    
  • Biomaterials Engineer
  • Cell Culture Technician        
  • Clinical Laboratory Technologist

  • Fermentation Specialist
  • Genomics Technician    
  • Laboratory Assistant     
  • Quality Control Technician        
  • Research Technician     
  • Water Quality Technician

Biomanufacturing Careers Requiring Advanced Degrees Examples

Career fields that need an associates, bachelors or graduate degree

  • Agricultural/Animal Associate     
  • Assay Analyst
  • Bioinformatician        
  • Biomedical Engineer 
  • DNA analyst         
  • Epidemiologist     
  • Educator 
  • Environmental Officer and Safety Officer
  • Forensic Scientist         
  • Genetic Counsellor 
  • Microbiologist     
  • Pathologist
  • Scientist
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