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Biotechnology Advanced

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Kingston campus
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Biotechnology
Description:Biotechnology is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and Canada is a strong and growing employer in the biotech industry, according to Statistics Canada.There is a strong demand for well-trained laboratory personnel. The Biotechnology program employs modern molecular biology, microbiology, immunology, chemistry, biochemistry, fermentation, genetic engineering, cell culture, environmental and analytical instrumentation labs to offer practical training in all aspects of biotechnology. The final 15 weeks of the program are dedicated to placement in the workplace as an entry-level biotechnologist.
URL:Biotechnology Advanced at St. Lawrence College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,263
International: $16,110

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with the following prerequisites: Grade 12 English at the C or U level Grade 12 Math at the C or U level; MTC4C recommended Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry at the C or U level Grade 11 or 12 Biology at the C or U level

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 78] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

See the link above for additional information on requirements for this program.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    It is expected that students entering the program will have WHIMS (Workplace Hazardous Information Management System) Training prior to entering the program or within the first two weeks of the program either through the college or from employment.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 28, 2018