Biotechnology Program

MassBay Community College
50 Oakland Street
Wellesley Hill, MA 02481

P: (781) 239-2273
F: (781) 239-3129

Director: Bruce A. Jackson

Contact: Bruce A. Jackson
P: (781) 239-2273
F: (781) 239-3129

Biotechnology Program

Year Program started: 1993

Max. Participants/Year: 100

Program Timeframe: September - May and summer

Academic Level Targeted: College

Racial/Ethnic Focus: Any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: Career/academic planning, Counseling, Education, Internship/fellowship, Mentoring, Research

Program Attributes: For credit, Books/supplies provided, Financial aid provided, Counseling provided, Mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: matriculation at this school, high school diploma or GED

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biotechnology

Additional Comments: The Biotechnology (BT) Program at MassBay is internationally renowned and one of this nation's most celebrated undergraduate programs. This research-based and peer-mentoring intensive program was designed specifically for nontraditional students and uses highly relevant, hands-on instruction and unique internship experiences. The program is exceedingly rigorous and enjoys a 100 percent job placement rate, most before graduation. Approximately 50 percent of the participants pursue advanced science degrees through articulated partnerships and bridge programs with institutions worldwide.