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NC Collegiate Options

Community College Programs

Students completing Associate of Science (A.S.) degree programs in chemistry, biology, or physics can continue their education at four-year colleges or universities to obtain B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. degrees in relevant scientific disciplines.

Please refer to www.ncbionetwork.org or www.nccommunitycolleges.edu for specific course and program offerings in your area.

Four-Year College & University Programs

Advanced degrees (M.S., Ph.D.) are typically required for these positions. While Chemistry and Biology degrees provide a solid foundation, the undergraduate disciplines listed provide more targeted preparation:

  • Agricultural Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioprocessing Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Food Science
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmaceutical (or Biopharmaceutical) Science

Please refer to www.northcarolina.edu for more information on specific program offerings.