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Did you know that North Carolina is home to over 700 biotechnology companies, the majority of which are right here in Central NC? From pharmaceutical manufacturers to plant and agricultural biotechnology companies and from medical and forensic diagnostic laboratories to water treatment facilities, biotechnology related employment destinations are plentiful and the opportunities are booming! With local companies near our campus and with Research Triangle Park under one hour away from our service area, VGCC can help connect you to a biotech career without having to move away from your hometown!

VGCC offers several biotechnology education and training programs, both for college credit and for non-credit based training. We have biotechnology programs for everyone, whether you are a working adult seeking a career change, a recent high school graduate seeking a college and first career opportunity, or a currently enrolled high school student seeking biotech training as part of your high school education. Financial assistance is available in all programs to qualified applicants.

Build your future with one of North Carolina’s best industries – biotechnology! Start today by following the links below.

Current Events & Resources

  • Bio Jobs Hub – Learn about Biotech careers, training and resources provided by NCBIOTECH.
  • BioNetwork Virtual Career Fair – April 8, 2020, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. All current and former biotechnology students welcome to participate. Email Stewart Lyon to register.

For more information on getting started with your biotechnology related education and training, choose a path below that best describes you!