Life Sciences/Biotechnology and Forensic DNA

Program Goals Statement

This program is designed to provide the student with the biological and chemical background to seek employment as a lab technician in the biotechnology/biomedical sectors.

Program Information

  • This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a laboratory technician in the biotechnology/biomedical sector.
  • Bristol offers several tutoring services and developmental courses to meet your career and academic goals.

After Bristol

  • With the continually growing biotech industry in Massachusetts, there is an ever-increasing need for laboratory technicians. The Bristol Biotechnology and Forensic DNA degree prepares students for work in both industrial and academic laboratories.
  • Bristol participates in the Statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer.
  • For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs website at
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Degree Requirements

Total credits:

Course Sequencing




Associate Degree


Degree Offered

Associate in Science in Life Sciences (Biotechnology and Forensic DNA)

Program Contact

Sarmad Saman, Dean,

Adrienne Foster Scharf, Program Coordinator,