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Why a Biotechnology degree?


Earn a degree relevant to many thriving science industries such as medical, food science, environmental, nutritional, agriculture as well as pharmaceutical and animal health.

  • KU is the only school in Kansas and the greater Kansas City area that offers this in-demand degree.
  • Each course is specifically designed to draw upon students’ knowledge to solve real-world problems. 

Balance your high school experience with the convenience of earning college credit from JCCC.

  • Advanced Placement (AP) classes
  • JCCC College Now
  • JCCC Quick Step

Lower your student debt through affordable tuition, paid internships, and earlier graduation.

  • Graduating in 3 years allows you to begin your career or enter professional school early. In Kansas City, there are 200 companies generating $1.8 billion to the economy, setting the stage for an in-demand career. (Kansas City Area Development Council)
  • Students enrolled in KU’s biotechnology program are eligible for the Johnson County Education & Research Triangle Scholarship.

Find internships and employment opportunities with Kansas City organizations, from large companies to entrepreneurial startups.

This program is funded by the Education and Research Triangle initiative.

Degree in 3 – Biotechnology Contacts
High School Program
Contact your high school counselor.
JCCC Counseling & Advising Services
KU Edwards Campus
Sandra Leppin
Academic Advisor