Bioprocess Operations Technician AAS

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.

Admission to the Program: Open

First-Time Enrollees

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

Department of Career, Technical & Health Education

2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309.341.5254

For Additional Information Contact:

The Welcome Center
Phone: 309.345.3500
welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

For Graduation Requirements:

See the graduation policies and procedures page for details.