Health Science Pathways

Biotechnology Research & Development

Careers in Biotechnology Research and Development involve bioscience research and development in the health field. These scientists may study diseases to discover new treatments or invent medical devices used to directly assist patients or to improve accuracy of diagnostic tests. Most positions in this field require a master’s degree in a specialized area.

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  • Bioinformatics Associate
  • Bioinformatics Scientist
  • Bioinformatics Specialist
  • Biomedical Chemist
  • Cell Biologist
  • Clinical Trials Research Associate
  • Clinical Trials Research Coordinator
  • Geneticist
  • Lab Assistant-Genetics
  • Lab Technician
  • Microbiologist
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Pharmaceutical Scientist
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialist
  • Research Assistant
  • Research Associate
  • Research Scientist
  • Toxicologist

*Most of the careers in Biotechnology Research and Development require a strong background in science and training beyond a bachelor's degree. You can build a foundation with a Biology or Chemistry degree. Click here for more information.

If you see a career that sounds interesting to you, go to the Montana Career Information System (MCIS) or to the Occupational Information Network to learn more about the skills and education required.

*Health Science Pathways careers taken from information provided by States Career Clusters at and National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium.

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