Biotechnology Department

Want a career making medicine?  Want to enhance your biotechnology skillset? Let us help!

Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make life-sustaining products.  Wake Technical Community College is committed to offering the latest programming to meet the needs of our regional industries through collaboration and best practices in teaching and learning.  Our partnering industries are located within Wake County and beyond.  

Whether you are considering a career change through a degree program or short-term courses, we have what you need to begin.  If you are an industry looking for training opportunities for your team, we are here to create and deliver timely training programs.

  • AAS Biotechnology (NEW!)
  • AAS Biopharmaceutical Technology
  • BioWork & Short-Term Opportunities
  • Industry Training at the Capstone Center
  • Career Information
  • University Transfer Programs/Dedicated Pathways
  • Meet Our Team
Department Head: Leslie Isenhour
Email Address: [email protected]
Office Phone: 919-866-6898

Professional Licensure

Professional Licensure

Wake Technical Community College academic programs (credit and non-credit) that are designed to lead to professional licenses are either tied to the State of North Carolina or national certifications.

If you intend to pursue professional licenses outside the State of North Carolina once you have completed your academic program at Wake Technical Community College, please refer to the Professional Licensure Section on the college's distance education authorization page for additional information.