Gain the skills to manufacture vaccines and other therapeutic products in the growing biotechnology industry in just 10 weeks, without a degree or background in science required. Upon successful completion, graduates will be ready to earn a good entering wage at a regional biomanufacturing company. Paid internships may also be available after courses are completed.

Completion Award
Certificate of Completion
Length of Study
8 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring
Online, On Campus

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Estimated Tuition & Fees

(does not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs)

Per Quarter
WA-Resident Non-WA resident,
US citizen, &
Eligible non-citizen

On Campus
Non-WA resident
Non-US citizen¹
Non-WA resident, US citizen
Online Only
1 credit $147.42 $241.53 $330.49 $170.14
5 credits $645.10 $1,115.65 $1,560.45 $758.70
12 credits (full-time) $1,388.76 $2,337.72 $3,234.38 $1,632.56
15 credits $1,557.90 $2,518.65 $3,425.90 $1,826.60

¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online

Ways to pay for school

Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.

Next Steps

Any student interested in this program will need approval from the Biotechnology Department to register. Students that would like to enroll may begin by sending an email to Jan Chalupny at, informing her that you are interested in enrolling. Jan will contact you with the next steps.

Students will be asked to submit a work history, submit to a background check, be fully vaccinated and have reliable transportation to get to and from their internship job.