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Complete the admissions process and meet with an academic advisor at the college you plan to attend.
Biotechnology program admission requirements include:
Note that the application process for this specific program is separate from applying for general admission to the college.
If you are not currently enrolled at El Centro College, you will need to go through the El Centro College admissions process to apply for admission to the program. If you are currently enrolled at another college of DCCCD, you will only need to apply for admission to the Biotechnology program.
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Dallas County residents pay $177 per three-hour class — that is $59 per credit hour, or just $708 for a full-semester load of 12 credit hours.
Compare that to what you’d pay elsewhere! See tuition rates for tuition according to your place of residency.
If you are a Dallas County high school graduating senior, you may qualify for Rising Star funds to help pay for this program. The Rising Star program offers academic support services and up to $4,000 for tuition and books, if you have established financial need.
The catalog provides detailed information about the courses required for:
Find out more about accreditation and affiliations.
Find out more about other Nursing and Health Care programs.
See a chart of degree plans by college or visit the credit programs home page.
Biotechnology faculty members not only have relevant degrees but also have experience in their field, so they can relate to the challenges you will face at work. Our instructors work with you one-on-one, encouraging you and helping you to succeed in school and in your career. See profiles of our Biotechnology faculty.
The Biotechnology program is designed for direct entry into the workforce. However, if you are interested in earning a degree at a four-year institution, please visit the Transfer Services website for guidance on the transfer process.
See links to information about biotechnology-related organizations, industry news and more.
If you have questions about the Biotechnology program that aren’t answered on our website, please feel free to contact us.