Program Description

The Biotechnology A.S. Industry degree is intended to prepare students for employment in the field of biotechnology. This would include but may not be limited to working as a lab technician, in research or agricultural biotechnology.

Degrees/Certificates

Merced College offers the following degrees/certificates in Chemistry:

  • Biotechnology-Industry (AS)
  • Biotechnology-Industry (CTE)
  • Biotechnology (CB)

See Degree Requirements & Course Descriptions

Career Opportunities

Biology/Biotechnology lab technician, research lab technician, biomanufacturing technician.

Biotechnology Faculty

Name Position Email
Valerie Albano Professor of Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics & Physiology valerie.albano@mccd.edu