Plant Biotechnology
Academic Subject Certificate
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Welcome to the Bio-Resources & Technology Academic Subject Certificate (ASC), Plant Biotechnology.

The ASC in Bio-Resources and Technology (Plant Biotechnology) prepares students for careers in agribiotechnology and other biosciences. It qualifies students to transfer to bachelor of science degree programs and opens the door to exciting careers!

Program Goals
The goals of the ASC Plant Biotechnology program are to:

  1. provide education and training for students to succeed in Hawaii's agribiotechnology workforce
  2. assist students transferring to four-year institutions majoring in biosciences
  3. stimulate bioprocessing agribusiness entrepreneurship
We invite you to explore this web site to learn more about out the exciting future you will have with a career in plant biotechnology!


Bioprocessing Medicinal Garden Complex Opens for Business!. On June 18, 2007 Dr. White of WCC, students, faculty and community members dedicated the Bioprocessing Medicinal Garden Complex. It's the first of its kind.

Meet Our Coordinator
Dr. Ingelia P. White is the program coordinator for the plant biotechnology program and professor of botany / microbiology. She's a true mentor!

What's In It For Me?
Students who complete the ASC Plant Biotechnology can find careers in everything from biotechnology to wine-making. Read more about career possibilties in Student Success Stories.