1250 Hancock St.
24 Saville Ave, Room 110
Quincy, MA 02169
Biotechnology & Good Manufacturing Practice
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, Gene therapy training
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