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Biotechnology

Southwest offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Biotechnology Technician or Biotechnology Forensic Science Technician concentration. Each is outlined below.

Biotechnology Technician Program - Associate of Applied Science

The Biotechnology Technician program trains students for work in medical, industrial, or agricultural research. The program is designed to give hands-on practical experience as well as theoretical knowledge in a variety of laboratory procedures. During the final semester, students will complete an internship at a local institution, hospital or business. Students can apply to the Biotechnology Technician Program as outlined in the online catalog.

Biotechnology: Forensic Science Technician Concentration - Associate of Applied Science

The Biotechnology: Forensic Science Technician Concentration provides students with the biotechnology and forensic skills necessary for working in a federal, state, local or private criminal investigation laboratory. The core program consists of intensive laboratory based courses, culminating in an internship. Students can apply to the Biotechnology Technician Program with a concentration in Forensics as outlined in the online catalog.

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