The biotechnology industry has been identified as one of the fastest growing industries in northeastern Ohio. This industry growth demands a trained workforce with a unique skills set.
The specific skills identified as being required by these employers include basic engineering, quality control, laboratory, biochemistry and computer skills.
The certificate program targets students who are working towards or already have a bachelor’s degree and want to add coursework that will enable them to focus on the biotechnology field.
The certificate also targets current employees who are retooling to be more competitive, or want to add credentials to their career portfolio.