|Faculty:||School of Advanced Technology (Ottawa Campus)
|Description:||This three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma program provides learners with a strong background in the science that drives this expanding industry. The curriculum offers a combination of laboratory and theory courses in disciplines, such as, chemistry, cell biology, biochemistry, biostatistics, microbiology and genetic engineering. In addition, learners gain a solid foundation of the complex political, social, and ethical implications of this remarkable field which allows them to make informed and exciting career choices. Graduates are prepared for fascinating work in a variety of laboratory settings including bioresearch facilities, analytical laboratories, commercial, biotechnology goods and services production, agricultural, government and academic labs. The skills graduates acquire are applicable to research and development, pharmaceutical production, food or other biotechnology product manufacturing and environmental protection.
This program offers two cooperative education (Co-op) Work Term options. Qualified students with a minimum GPA of 3.0, have the opportunity to apply for paid co-op employment to gain valuable work experience and networks within industry.
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Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books and supplies cost approximately $600 per year. Supplies can be purchased at the campus store. Each student is required to purchase two lab coats, two sets of goggles and rent a locker. Lab coats and goggles may be purchased in the campus store