Quincy College
1250 Hancock St.
24 Saville Ave, Room 110
Quincy, MA 02169

P: (617) 984-1669
F: (617) 984-1793

Director: Bruce Van Dyke

Contact: Kristin Cutaia
P: (617) 984-1756
F: (617) 984-1793

Biotechnology and Compliance

Year Program Started: 2011

Max. Participants/Year: 48

Application Deadline: No deadline

Program Timeframe: 9 month certificate program; 2 year Associate in Science degree

Academic Level Targeted: college, retraining

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: education

Program Attributes: for credit, non-credit

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biochemistry, bio (cellular), biotechnology, chemistry, genetics, statistics/biometrics/biostatistics

Additional Comments: The purpose of the Biotechnology and Compliance program is to train students to become biomanufacturing technicians in traditional and single-use manufacturing. Students are taught upstream and downstream bioprocessing; from tissue culture through product validation following good manufacturing practices. Students learn relevant industry lab skills, documentation and the operation of equipment and software.

The program received a platinum endorsement from Massachusetts Life Sciences Center