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With a large agricultural focus and growing pharmaceutical focus in Texas, there are a number of opportunities for a rewarding career with a biotechnology degree.

According to the latest governor report on Biotech in Texas, the state ranks second in the nation for the employment of life and physical scientists.

Texas is home to 3,600 biotechnology manufacturing and research/development firms, and employs a whopping 92,000 biotechnology employees. The total impact of the biotechnology industry in Texas is $75 billion, and it continues to grow.

With over $1.3 billion invested by venture capital firms from 2008 to 2013 and a renewed focus on STEM courses, Texas is very invested in the success of the biotechnology industry.

State Biotech Resources

The state of Texas is currently ranked number one nationally for biodiesel production and agricultural sciences doctorates. It also ranks third in biological/biomedical sciences and life science doctorates and science, engineering, and health doctorates.

Several industries in biotech in Texas are booming: Testing Labs, Medical & Diagnostic Labs are increasing at a very steady rate.

With an average wage of $69,253, according to the Texas governor's report, across all biotechnology industries in Texas, there is good reason to want to be in the industry.

Schools in Texas Listed by User Rating

5.693331

DeVry University has a long history of being a leader in private education. Since their beginning in 1931 they have had a commitment to producing talented technology professionals with

Bachelor Degree in Biology - Biotechnology
Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Informatics
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
6.02

Texas Tech University brings a unique perspective to biotechnology education. The School offers an MS in Biotechnology but also offers a MS / Juris Doctor program. This dual degree

Masters Degree in Biotechnology
MS in Biotechnology / Juris Doctor Dual Degree
5.04

Galveston College offers a two-year five semester program that leads to the receipt of a Associates of Applied Science in Biotechnology. This is a good degree option for students who

Associate of Science Biotechnology
5.04

West Texas A & M University has entered the biotechnology education and offers a great opportunity with their Bachelor Degree in Biotechnology. They teach the program out of their

Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
5.04

The University of Texas A & M offers students a PSM Degree in Biotechnology. Like most programs of this kind Texas A & M gives students a solid understanding of biotechnology

Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Engineering
Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
PSM Degree in Biotechnology
5.04
Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics
5.04
Associate of Science Biotechnology
4.06

Amarillo College offers students an Associate of Science in Biotechnology. The total course work requires 42 credit hours. This includes both general education and degree specific

Associate of Science Biotechnology
4.06

The University of Houston at Clear Lake offers a great opportunity for interested students. They offer both a Certificate Program in Biotechnology and a Masters of Science. Some will

Certificate - Biotechnology
Masters Degree in Biotechnology
4.06

The University of Houston Downtown was the first college in Texas to offer a Bachelor Degree in Biotechnology. With Houston's growing demand for employees in the biotechnology field,

Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
4.06

Austin Community College offers an Associate Degree in Biotechnology and several certificate programs. The School allows high school students interested in biotechnology to start taking

Associate of Science Biotechnology
Certificate - Biotechnology
4.06
Associate of Science Biotechnology
Certificate - Biotechnology
4.06

Northwest Vista College is one of five colleges in the Alamo Colleges. The college was founded in 1995 to meet the increasing demand for career focused education in Bexar County.

Associate of Science Biotechnology
4.025
Associate of Science Biotechnology
3.01
The biotechnology programs at Del Mar College are made possible as a result of SUCCESS (South Texas Undergraduate Curriculum Consortium for Environmental and Biological Science Students).
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology

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