Is an Online Biotechnology Education Possible?

Yes! University of Maryland University College is an accredited US institution offering programs to train individuals to become outstanding biotechnologists, bioengineers, biomedical engineers, biophysicists, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, at present there are 166,860 people employed as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in America, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Biochemists and biophysicists make on average $88,550 per year and there are about 22,860 of them employed today. Online schools like University of Maryland University College have been proven to help successfully launch workers into this field.

Biotechnology Common Job Tasks
  • working in a laboratory environment
  • assisting a laboratory technician
  • performing research
  • recording findings
  • researching agriculture
  • researching genetics
  • analyzing results
  • breeding plants
  • writing and editing reports
  • using his/her knowledge of microorganisms to make processed food or household products
Popular Journals & Magazines Biotechnology Organizations Related Professions Currently in Demand
  • Manager Quality Control-Raw Material Lab Services
  • Account Executive Medical Equipment Sales
  • Project Manager -Environmental Consulting
  • Regulatory Affairs Coordinator
  • Manager Patient Recruitment
  • Licensed Technician
  • Document Administrator
  • Senior Developer
  • Clinical Project Manager
  • Quality Assurance Officer Chemistry
Top Cities for Biotechnology
  • San Diego
  • Cambridge
  • Boston
  • San Francisco
  • Salt Lake
  • Seattle
  • St Louis
  • Palo Alto
  • Durham
  • Philadelphia
Top States for Biotechnology
  • California
  • Washington
  • Oregon
  • New York
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • Texas
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
Common Biotechnology Degree Program Names
  • Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
  • Certificate in Biotechnology
  • Doctorate Degree in Biotechnology
  • Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology
  • MS in Biotechnology
  • MBA in Biotechnology
  • Associate of Science in Biotechnology
  • Certificate - Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
  • PSM Degree in Biotechnology
  • Masters Degree in Biotechnology
Common Biotechnology Course Titles
  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biotechnology
  • Biotechnological Techniques and Processes
  • Directed Individual Study
  • Genomics & Bioinformatics
  • Issues in Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Commercialisation of Biotechnology Products
  • Biomolecular Engineering

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