Bioscience is one of the newest areas of interest in the medical, agricultural, manufacturing and criminal justice fields. This broad-based program will give you the basic knowledge of chemistry required by the versatile careers available, as well as the processes, techniques and safety issues required in the lab.
Where You Could Go
Jobs are available for Bioscience graduates today, and for the foreseeable future. You could find employment in medical research, agricultural research, product testing, criminal investigation and pharmacology research.
NOTE: Forensics is taught in conjunction with the Criminal Justice Program.
NC State maintains formal transfer agreements with four year colleges and universities throughout the state of Ohio. These should help you make a smooth transition toward your bachelor’s degree, or beyond. In addition, opportunities may be available to pursue further education in specific areas of study while working in the field.
There is a regional and national need for Bioscience Technicians in all areas of research. This career is in early stages of development and has future growth prospects.
Open enrollment with courses for new students starts each fall term.
Local Job Growth
Data provided by our Career Coach website. Percentage reflects the predicted job growth over the next 5 years in the North Central Region* of Ohio.
average $ 37,680 $35,090 $40,270
Entry Salary Range
Data provided by our Career Coach website. Salary range is calculated for the North Central Region* of Ohio and includes jobs that may require a bachelor's degree.
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*The North Central Region of Ohio includes these counties: Richland, Ashland, Crawford, Wayne, Holmes, Medina, Huron, Seneca, Wyandot, Marion, Morrow, Knox, and Delaware.