How to apply to Biotechnology

Admission to this program is through an application process. Applicants need to meet the eligibility requirements and apply to the program as well as the College. Faculty and staff are available to assist with the process.

This program has a rolling admissions process. Applications are accepted at any time in advance of each fall quarter. Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

For questions about the application process, please email

Admission Requirements

An application is required to enter the four-quarter Core Biotech Sequence of classes which include: BIOL 265/BIOL 266, BIOL 270/BIOL 274, BIOL 275, BIOL 277, BIOL 279, BIOL 249, BIOL 280, and BIOL 290.


Meet with an advisor to identify courses from the Program Prerequisite list below that must be taken before starting the Core Biotech Sequence of classes. Students entering the program must have received at least a 2.0 in each of these classes (or an equivalent course) within the last 5 years. Professional experience will also be considered.

ENGL& 101 or BTWRT 215 
CHEM& 121 
BIOL& 211 
BUSTC 105 
CHEM& 131 
MATH& 146 
BIOL& 260 

Application Process

  1. Apply to the College*If you are already a student at Shoreline, you do not need to apply to the college again.
  2. Fill out the online application below