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Bay Area Education/Training Resources

(This is a partial listing. Please consult your local One-Stop Career Center for more options.)

The amount of time it takes to earn the degrees or certificates described below will vary based on previous education in math and science. In some cases, credit will be given for classes already taken (even at the high school level). In other cases, if you are lacking certain basic courses you will be expected to take them in addition to the degree/certificate requirements.

City College of San Francisco

Location/Phone 50 Phelan Avenue San Francisco, CA 94112 (415) 239-3000 (Main #) (415) 239-3627(Biotech) www.ccsf.cc.ca.us
Program Biotechnology
Deliverable Certificate, AS Degree
How Long Certificate: 2 years, AS Degree: 3 years
Cost Certificate: $546, AS Degree: $720
Prerequisites 3 years of high school science and algebra

Contra Costa College

Location/Phone 2600 Mission Bell Dr. San Pablo, CA 94806 35-7800 http://www.contracosta.cc.ca.us
Program Biotechnology
Deliverable Certificate of Achievement, AS Degree
How Long Certificate: 1-1.5 years, AS Degree: 2-2.5 years
Cost Certificate: $372, AS Degree: $720
Prerequisites None

Foothill College

Location 12345 El Monte Road Los Altos, CA 94022 (650) 949-7777 (Main #) (650) 949-7249 (Biology) www.foothill.fhda.edu
Program Biotechnology
Deliverable Certificate of Achievement, AS Degree
How Long Certificate: 1 year, AS Degree: 2 years
Cost Certificate: $396, AS Degree: $810
Prerequisites High school biology and algebra

Ohlone College

Location/Phone

43600 Mission Blvd
Fremont, CA 94539

(510) 659-6000
www.ohlone.cc.ca.us

Program Biotechnology
Deliverable Fast Track Certificate
How Long 3 semesters
Cost $187
Prerequisites None

Skyline College

Location/Phone 3300 College Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066
(650) 738-4100
www.skylinecollege.net
Program Biotechnology
Deliverable AS Degree
How Long AS Degree: 2 years
Cost AS Degree: $780 CA residents, $7,200 non-residents
Prerequisites None

Solano Community College

Location/Phone 4000 Suisun Valley Road
Suisun City, CA 94585
(707) 864-7000
www.solano.cc.ca.us
Program Biotechnology Production Technician
Deliverable Certificate of Achievement, AA Degree
How Long Certificate: 1 year, AA Degree: 2 years
Cost Certificate: $264, AA Degree: $660
Prerequisites Prior knowledge and use of computers is advised, including word processing, spread sheets, and databases

Vista Community College

Location/Phone 2020 Milvia Street
1-8860
(510) 981-2800 (Main #)
(510) 883-1607 (Biotech)
vista.peralta.edu
Program Biotechnology
Deliverable Certificate of Completion, AS Degree
How Long Certificate: 1.5-2 years, AS Degree: 2+ years
Cost Certificate: $533, AS Degree: $660
Prerequisites College English and intermediate algebra
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