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There are a number of biotechnology programs in Arizona, with a good mix of traditional universities as well as community and career colleges providing biotech programs at all degree levels: Associates, Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral.
The state of Arizona is becoming increasingly more supportive of the biotechnology industry as well. In 2012, the state of Arizona amended its Open Records Law to make the state more biotechnology friendly, specifically for sponsoring research at the State of Arizonaâ€™s universities and research institutions.
Schools with Biotechnology Programs in Arizona
Biotechnology Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Arizona State University
Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Informatics -
Arizona State University's Department of Biomedical Informatics offers Master's and Doctorate programs with concentrations in bioinformatics, imaging informatics, clinical informatics, public health informatics, and cognitive science and decision-making. A first-in-the-nation Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Informatics begins Fall 2010 preparing graduates for careers or further study in this rapidly growing field.
Glendale Community College
Mesa Community College
Mesa Community offers two different Biotechnology programs. They offer a Certificate in Biotechnology and an Associates Degree in Biotechnology. They have also branched out and partnered with local high schools and Arizona State University to develop what they call their "2+2+2" pipeline. This program was developed to give high school students consistent and integrated exposure to the field of biotechnology. MCC also has a mobile biotechnology lab which they use at various high schools in the area. This is a great School for students to take their first two years of training or go straight into the work force.
Pima Community College
South Mountain Community College
Local students have a great opportunity at South Mountain Community College. Their Associates Degree in Biotechnology gives students a good overview of the basics of biotechnology and prepares them to obtain entry level positions within the field. The school has some other courses that support the biotechnology program such as biosafety and human genetics.