Accelerate your COLLEGE EDUCATION.
Enroll in ACC’s dual credit biotechnology program.
TRAIN IN HIGH SCHOOL FOR HIGH-DEMAND JOBS
The biotech industry is booming in Greater Austin. Texas companies need skilled employees. ACC’s dual credit Biotechnology Level I Certificate will prepare you to work as a lab technician before you graduate high school, and tuition is free***.
OPEN DOORS TO OPPORTUNITY
The Biotechnology Level I Certificate provides an accelerated pathway for students to earn both high school and college credit as they gain working knowledge for a career in biosciences. After high school, students can choose to seek entry-level employment, complete ACC’s level II or III certificate, earn an associate of applied science degree, or attend to a four-year university.
START HERE. GET THERE.
To be eligible, students must complete the ACC dual-credit enrollment steps and meet college standards in math and English.
BIOTECH INDUSTRY JOBS INCLUDE
Biomanufacturing | Biomedical | Environmental
AVERAGE WAGE* IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
$38,800 annually + benefits, $18.69 hourly + benefits.
*Entry-level may be significantly lower but wages should rise with experience and continued education in the field. Gainful employment information at: austincc.edu/gainfulemployment
LEVEL I CERTIFICATE COURSES
|AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
||TX HIGH SCHOOL 2015-2017
||TX HIGH SCHOOL FALL 2017*
Introduction to Biotechnology I (4 credits)
|Advanced Biotechnology (§130.364)
||Biotech 1 (§130.415)
Introduction to Biotechnology II (4 credits)
|Sci Res & Des (§130.372)
||Biotech 2 (§130.416)
Quality Assurance for Biosciences**
* Adoption of new CTE 2017 courses
** Online course o ered by ACC
YOU GET BIG BENEFITS:
- Transferable college credit
- Train for a well-paid career
***Students who live outside the ACC District pay $391 per course.
Learn more about dual credit ACC Biotechnology
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Participating high school and teacher contacts
The Introduction to Biotechnology course is currently offered in 8 ISD’s and 11 High Schools which include Liberty Hill High School, Cedar Park High School, Leander High School, Georgetown High School, Elgin High School, Bastrop High School, Anderson High School, Bowie High School, LASA High School, Stony Point High School, Westlake High School and Pflugerville High School.