Humber’s Biotechnology diploma program prepares students with the transferable skills needed to build successful careers in a variety of biotechnology and research sectors. The program balances theoretical understanding with experiential practices in specific laboratory skills needed by employers. These practical components are the focus of the program and are developed and reinforced through an integration of practical laboratory experiences. Integrative laboratory projects are designed to simulate a real-life experience through translation of theory to practice. The program provides a valuable specialization to students interested in life sciences programs without having to go elsewhere for practical laboratory skills training.
Students will benefit from:
a unique integrated approach
acquiring a recognized skillset applicable to a wide variety of employment opportunities
extensive applied/hands-on laboratory experience
integrative project work that links applied and academic fields (simulating real work experiences)
laboratory skills development linked to industry demands
learning to adapt to the changing field and staying current
learning to operate laboratory equipment stable in the field of science and biotechnology
simulated learning environments
September - students beginning their studies in September complete the program in two academic years with one summer break between the second and third semester
January - students beginning their studies in January are enrolled in a fast-track option. This option allows for completion of the full diploma in four consecutive semesters, including the summer term.