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Undergraduate Certificates in Biotechnology

37 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 18 schools in the United States where you can get your undergraduate certificate in biotech. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 38% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 2.7% of biotech graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Biotech Majors

In 2018-2019, 37 earned their undergraduate certificate in biotech. This earns it the #172 spot on the list of the most popular undergraduate certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in biotech at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,469
Bachelor’s Degree 944
Basic Certificate 861
Associate’s Degree 198
Graduate Certificate 65
Undergraduate Certificate 37
Doctor’s Degree 17

Earnings of Biotech Majors With Undergraduate Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for biotech majors who have their undergraduate certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in biotech. About 67.6% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 12
Women 25
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in Biotech

The racial-ethnic distribution of biotech undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 19
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 4
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Biotech Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 18 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in biotech. Learn more about the most popular 18 below:

#1

SUNY Broome

Binghamton, New York
29 Yearly Graduations
76% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

SUNY Broome tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for biotech majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate. Each year, around 6,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 undergraduate certificates were handed out to biotech majors at SUNY Broome. About 76% of this group were women, and 38% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Pima Community College

Tucson, Arizona
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Pima Community College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in biotech. Each year, around 19,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The biotech program at Pima Community College awarded 2 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#2

Gaston College

Dallas, North Carolina
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 2nd most popular school in the country for biotech majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Gaston College. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their undergraduate certificate in biotech from Gaston College. Of these students, 100% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Brunswick Community College

Bolivia, North Carolina
1 Yearly Graduations

Brunswick Community College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in biotech. The biotech program at Brunswick Community College awarded 1 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#4

Oklahoma City Community College

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 Yearly Graduations

The 4th most popular school in the country for biotech majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Oklahoma City Community College. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their undergraduate certificate in biotech from OCCC.

#4

Forsyth Technical Community College

Winston-Salem, North Carolina
1 Yearly Graduations

Forsyth Technical Community College is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in biotech. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 undergraduate certificates were handed out to biotech majors at Forsyth Tech.

#4

Cleveland Community College

Shelby, North Carolina
1 Yearly Graduations

Cleveland Community College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in biotech. The biotech program at Cleveland Community College awarded 1 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to biotech that offer undergraduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Biology 150
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 29
Genetics 15
Other Biological Sciences 8
Ecology & Systematics Biology 7

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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