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Bioproduction, AAS


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Award: Associate of Applied Science

Degree Code: BIOP

Number of Credits: 60

Program Description

This program offers an introduction to the field of Bioprocessing. This exciting new field harnesses cellular processes to create vital industrial and medical products. Students will be introduced to the requisite skills and knowledge for either a transfer to a four-year program or entry-level positions in the industry.

Job Prospects: Bioprocessing Specialist, Bioprocessing Engineer.

Transfer Information

Cecil College has the following transfer agreements:  https://www.cecil.edu/student-resources/advising-transfer/transfer-agreements.  Additionally, transfer information is available at the ARTSYS website (The Articulation System of Maryland). Contact your advisor for detailed information.

Career Opportunities


Bioprocessing Specialist or Bioprocessing Engineer.

General Education Electives


  • SOC SCI - Social Science Elective (SS) - 3 Credits 

Program Requirement Electives


  • MAT/SCI/ENG - Math/Science/Engineering (M/S/SL) Electives - 3 credits

Recommended Sequence


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program as a full- time student. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their degree audit at MyCecil or an academic advisor for individual degree planning.

Program Learning Outcomes


  • Demonstrate competency with appropriate laboratory instruments and techniques
  • Using critical thinking, be able to evaluate the validity of data
  • Recognize, design, and produce a report on a research project
  • Perform upstream and downstream processing for the production of biological products

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