What will I learn in this program?

The Certificate of Accomplishment in Biomanufacturing will prepare students for entry-level positions in the field of biomanufacturing.   Typical jobs may include bioprocess technician, media prep technician, pharmaceutical materials specialist or pharmaceutical manufacturing technician. 

What kind of jobs can I get once I complete the program? How much will they pay?  What “demand” is expected for these jobs?


Average Annual Salary

Expected Regional Demand

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians


Average Growth

Biological Technicians


Faster than Average Growth

Biological Scientists


Faster than Average Growth


Does this program have any special enrollment requirements?

The biomanufacturing certificate program is open to anyone.  High school algebra (or ET 108B), biology and chemistry are recommended.

Does this program have any special costs?


How long will it take to complete this program?


Time to Complete*

Certificate of Accomplishment in Biomanufacturing

1 Year

*Based on full-time attendance or 12 units per semester

How do I get more information on this program?

Department website:

Department contact information:
Engineering Department
Science Building, Room 148
(415) 239-3505

Program coordinator information:
Edie Kaeuper
(415) 239-3627
Office location: Science Building, Room 254