Health Science & Medical Technology

Biotechnology Research & Development 

Biotechnology is a rapidly growing industry with projections for continued growth and exciting opportunities for employment. The applications of biotechnology include pharmaceuticals, agriculture, the diagnosis and treatment of disease, vaccines, forensics, and bioremediation. Moorpark College's biotechnology program has a comprehensive curriculum in bio-manufacturing. This program is designed in consultation with members of local industry (Baxter Healthcare Corporation, AMGEN Corporation, and others) to provide the essential technical experiences and training needed for this thriving field. The curriculum balances basic science courses with practical laboratory applications.

Moorpark College department page

Moorpark College catalog description of classes, certificates & degrees

Career Information

The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on what the job is like, training/ education required, projections on the number of jobs that will be available, salaries, related occupations and relevant professional associations. Click on the links below for more information:

Biological scientists

Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing

Download the Biotechnology Pathways Brochure