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Biology & Biotech Lab Technician at Northern Virginia Community College

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Biology & Biotech Lab Technician at Northern Virginia Community College

Every biology and biotech lab technician school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the biology tech program at Northern Virginia Community College stacks up to those at other schools.

Northern Virginia Community College is located in Annandale, Virginia and has a total student population of 51,822.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Biology & Biotech Lab Technician section at the bottom of this page.

Northern Virginia Community College Biology & Biotech Lab Technician Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Biology Tech (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Biology Tech

Northern Virginia Community College Biology & Biotech Lab Technician Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Biology Tech Student Demographics at Northern Virginia Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology tech majors at Northern Virginia Community College.

Northern Virginia Community College Biology & Biotech Lab Technician Associate’s Program

43% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 57% of biology tech associate's degrees went to men and 43% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in biology tech only graduates about 38% men each year. The program at Northern Virginia Community College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 19% more women than average.

Northern Virginia Community College Gender Breakdown of Biology & Biotech Lab Technician Associate's Degree Grads

Northern Virginia Community College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in biology tech graduates 2% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Northern Virginia Community College with a associate's in biology tech.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Biology & Biotech Lab Technician Majors at Northern Virginia Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 2
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Biology Tech Grads May Go Into

A degree in biology tech can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for VA, the home state for Northern Virginia Community College.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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