Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
The Biotechnology program at Humber is designed, developed and delivered so that 40% of student contact hours is spent in laboratories in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th semester of the program. Theoretical learning is extensively applied through hands-on experiences in the-state-of-the-art-laboratory, 8 hours per week. The fundamental skills are taught, developed, and reinforced throughout the two-year program. Work-ready graduates are developed in this program to confidently transition into the workforce.
Students entering into the Biotechnology program will benefit from a state-of-the-art, biotechnology laboratory, equipped with the latest technologies and equipment and is designed to maximize the teaching and learning experience. Students spend 8 hours per week in the lab experiencing applied and practical skills.
Humber maintains strong partnerships within the community - and is the preferred choice by many agencies and facilities because of The Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness reputation.
If you are science-oriented, self-regulated, have collaborative interpersonal skills and enjoy working in variety of laboratory settings, the biotechnology program and a career in this field may be for you.
It is our vision and mission to offer our learners the means to excel in the field of biotechnology by providing industry relevant professional, technical, theoretical, and hands on experience. We strive to develop work ready learners upon graduation through a collaborative partnership between students and the program. Our Biotechnology’s exclusive state-of-the-art laboratory provides a student centred learning environment and offers ample opportunities to integrate theoretical learning into real industry hands-on experience. Our goal is to simulate an internship-like experience, in-house, over a 2-year academic period to empower students with the essential skills and confidence necessary to be successful in this field. It is our hope that upon graduation students will effectively and confidently transition to work force, related to their field of study.
Biotechnology has applications in many industrial fields such as health/medical, agriculture, food, non-food, environment, pharma/drug, etc. The wide extent of biotechnological application in modifying biological systems for specific and beneficial uses in the society has created an overwhelming demand for skilled talents. While Canada has the opportunity to capitalize on biotechnology, it has a critical shortage of highly skilled talents. Our program prepares students to move into entry-level laboratory science positions in diverse bio-based sectors such as:
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Premier Ford Tours Nursing Labs
Thu, February 27, 2020
Premier Doug Ford, Minister of Colleges and Universities Ross Romano, and other local MPPs, attended Humber recently.
The visit was to echo their early February Nursing announcement and to discuss the implications with senior administrators at Humber.
The Provincial Government announced its intention to amend the 1991 Nursing Act, thereby permitting interested Colleges to offer baccalaureate Nursing programs. Humber College will be seeking approval to offer stand alone Nursing education, with the BScN nomenclature, commencing in 2021. Visitors toured the facilities and spoke with our students.
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