Are you a person who loves to solve problems? Are you always up for a challenge?

Biotechnology is tackling some of the world's biggest challenges. We love doing science, not just reading about it.

Create Your Future in Biotechnology

Combining biology and technology, biotech creates advancements in science, medicine, agriculture, and more! Great careers are available locally and throughout the U.S. at top companies. Jobs for technicians may be found in environmental testing labs, forensic labs, hospitals, plant culturing labs, research labs, and wineries. View a full list of job opportunities in the field of biotechnology.

Continue learning about your future in Biotechnology

Learn more about the field, career opportunities, and classroom experience.

Gain a Biotechnology Certificate

The Cabrillo Biotechnology program offers certificate programs to help you acquire the skills for this in-demand job of tomorrow. Obtain a Skills Certificate in as little as three courses or a Certificate of Achievement in two years.

The Biotech program offered great hands-on experience in the lab. The possibilities are endless, and the professors are immensely helpful and encouraging. Importantly, the program helped me prepare for a job in the biotech industry
Lisa Uribe
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Helping Local Industry

Current biotech employees will find value in updating their resume and expertise by obtaining the Skills Certificate or Certificate of Achievement. Local employers have access to a valued program that quickly and affordably provides additional training to their employees.

The Cabrillo College Biotechnology program is currently developing relationships with corporate and industry partners to strengthen the local and regional biotech workforce.

Questions? Let us guide you to new skills.