Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Biotechnology Training Center located on the NC Research Campus is a three-floor, 62,000 square-foot facility that is a “hands-on, realistic training environment.” The training center hosts ten classrooms, ten laboratories, faculty and staff offices, a community event room, library, multiple conference rooms, distance-education and video conferencing capabilities and a student center. Also in the training center is the Small Business Center, providing support to entrepreneurs and growing businesses, and the Office of Corporate and Professional Development, provider of on-site quality and process improvement training for companies.
The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Training Center is a critical resource for internships and employees for the corporate, academic and healthcare partners on the NC Research Campus. Read the stories of how training at Rowan-Cabarrus helped their graduates find jobs with campus partners:
, research associate, Crown Bio/David H. Murdock Research Institute
, laboratory research technician, NC State University Plants for Human Health
, marketing/administrative assistant, NC Research Campus Marketing Office
, administrative support specialist, NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute
, research laboratory technician, UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute
, research assistant, Dole Foods Nutrition Research Laboratory
, research technician, UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute
, research technician, NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute
, clinical assistant one, Duke University MURDOCK Study.
At the Rowan-Cabarrus/NC Research Campus training center, students can earn an associate degree in biotechnology that prepares them for jobs as lab technicians, research assistants or quality control associates. The associate degree in industrial engineering technology with a biotechnology option prepares graduates to perform as technical leaders in manufacturing and service organizations. The curriculum incorporates the study and application of methods and techniques for developing, implementing and improving integrated systems involving people, material, equipment and information. Future associate degree programs will include agricultural biotechnology and health information technology plus shorter-term certificate programs in biotechnology and science.
For more information about all of the training and education programs Rowan-Cabarrus offers, visit www.rccc.edu.