Diploma Programs in Biotechnology

Diplomas are a certification in a particular field of study that indicate to the professional world that the bearer has a certain degree of expertise. They can be obtained from many institutes of higher learning, including technical schools, community colleges, and most universities. Generally, a student will spend one to two years in coursework to earn a diploma. What is a diploma in biotechnolog… Read more

Diplomas are a certification in a particular field of study that indicate to the professional world that the bearer has a certain degree of expertise. They can be obtained from many institutes of higher learning, including technical schools, community colleges, and most universities. Generally, a student will spend one to two years in coursework to earn a diploma.

What is a diploma in biotechnology? The science often incorporates the ideas and mechanics of bioengineering. Biotech is not a new idea; the hybridization of plants and animals in order to foster certain traits has been used in agriculture for thousands of years. Only in the last thirty years has it diverged into the realm of science and gene manipulation.

A diploma in the field of biotechnology grants one the certification necessary to take on employment in that field in an effective fashion. Career opportunities in biotech will continue to boom through the coming decades as more and more scientific advances are made.

Cost will vary from school to school and country to country, and will depend upon not just the facility but oftentimes the time requirements of the coursework as well. Students should take care to fully research the diplomas offered and the associated cost structures.

Careers in biotechnology have evolved and changed drastically over the last thirty years, and will no doubt continue to do so. Jobs in almost any field, from medicine to agriculture to manufacturing, can be found. Students can expect to spend quite a lot of time in a lab and the field in almost any variation of biotech. Research and development and regulatory positions have boomed and will continue to do so, especially as government restrictions move and grow with the changing operations.

Prospective students should devote some time to seeking out the specific diploma program they desire, in a school that will suit their needs. Online degrees are generally available for those who require a flexible schedule or for whom distance is a factor. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Centennial College
Toronto, Canada

Our Biotechnology - Advanced program prepares you with the scientific principles, techniques and skills required in industrial microbiology and chemistry. In this applied scie ... +

Our Biotechnology - Advanced program prepares you with the scientific principles, techniques and skills required in industrial microbiology and chemistry. In this applied science program, you'll also study biotechnology applications, biochemistry, microbial genetics and clinical and environmental microbiology. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Biotechnology is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Biotechnology.

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Biotechnology is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Biotechnology. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus