Bioprocess Fermentation Technician Certificate

This degree program is designed to prepare individuals to become professional technicians in the renewable energy, waste water control and treatment and/or chemical processing sectors.


Industry Growth

According to Illinois Renewable Fuels Association, there are 12 plants producing approximately 1 billion gallons of ethanol annually.  Further, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, reports the Bioprocess industry employs over 11,000 workers with an additional 3,700 workers needed over the next 8 years.


First-Time Enrollees

  • Complete an application for admission to the College and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  • Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  • Complete the placement exam.
  • Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process
Gainful Employment

Gainful Employment Information


This program is designed to be completed in 32 weeks.

This program will cost $6,935.00 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $0.00 of debt.

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Illinois

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