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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Molecular Biotechnology

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Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Science Molecular Biotechnology 62 -


Contact Information

Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Associate Dean - 586.286.2282 Center Campus
Associate Dean - 586.445.7354 South Campus

Program Description:

The Molecular Biotechnology program is designed to provide students with the basic competencies, knowledge, and skills requisite to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program and major appropriate for biotechnology or biology.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Develop entry-level skills needed to work with a technical support team in research labs and biotechnology companies.

2. Develop scientific and quantitative reasoning skills as well as a competency in analytical thinking.

3. Develop skills needed to qualify for entry-level employment in public or private laboratories.

4. Complete the biotechnology foundations coursework necessary to pursue an advanced degree.

Career Opportunities:

Molecular Biotechnology-Associate of Science: Job titles such as Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologist and Biological Technician are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.


    Associate of Science

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